Books by Museum Historian Emeritus Mary Knapp

An Old Merchant’s House provides an authentic view of the domestic life of the prosperous merchant class in mid-19th century New York.

Miracle on Fourth Street is the story of the preservation of a family home that belonged to one of the early merchants of New York City.

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