Calendar of Events

SUMMER 2020 EVENTS

Sunday, August 9, 12:30 p.m.
Historic Walking Tour of 19th Century Noho
Join us for a journey back in time to the elite ‘Bond Street area,’ home to the Tredwells, who lived in the Merchant’s House. You’ll see how the neighborhood surrounding the Tredwells’ home evolved from a refined and tranquil residential enclave into a busy commercial center. Visit important 19th century landmark buildings on this tour through 21st century NoHo.

The tour meets outside the Merchant’s House at 12:30 p.m. and lasts approximately one hour.

$15, FREE for Members. Reservations required. Click here to purchase tickets.

Upcoming Walking Tours: August 23, September 13, September 27, October 11.

PLEASE NOTE: MASKS ARE REQUIRED; CAPACITY STRICTLY LIMITED.
If you have a cough, fever, or other symptoms of COVID-19, please stay home. We are happy to transfer your tickets to another walking tour; email programs@merchantshouse.org.

Thursday, August 13, 6 p.m.
“Where Shadows Linger:” A Paranormal Exploration of the Merchant’s House
Join Paranormal Caught on Camera’s Dan Sturges on this Zoom presentation as he discusses ten-plus years of investigations of “Manhattan’s most haunted house” (The New York Times). This past spring, the house took a new direction toward finding explanations for the strange happenings that have been experienced in the house for decades. You’ll learn about the state-of-the-art technology (including the 24/7 webcams, pictured below) installed in the house and some of the ground-breaking evidence collected as recently as July. Free. Click here to register.

Dan Sturges is the founder of Sturges Paranormal and appears on the Travel Channel’s weekly series, Paranormal Caught on Camera. He has performed investigations at the Merchant’s House – and documented his spine-chilling findings – since 2007.

Wednesday, August 19, 6 p.m.
Flower Pressing and Water Cures: 19th Century Summer Pastimes
In the dog days of summer, learn how the Tredwell family and their peers spent the hot summer months. Museum Historian Ann Haddad delves into popular summer pastimes of the 19th century. Free. Click here to register.

This talk is part of our new series of Zoom presentations, Tredwell Times: Life in 19th Century NYC, in which Museum Historian Ann Haddad explores life in 19th century New York City through the eyes of the Tredwell family. This talk is co-sponsored by Village Preservation.

Click here for Virtual Exhibitions.

Click here for other Online Offerings.