No matter which era of America’s past you’re looking to dive into, New York City has a whole lot of history to offer. However, New York City’s past is especially vibrant when it comes to the American Revolution. While many people picture locales like Philadelphia and Virginia as key players in the Revolution, New York also played an incredible role in the American colonies’ fight for independence. If you’re looking to learn more about the city’s history in the American Revolution, take a look at some of the historic sites below.
St. Paul’s Chapel
St. Paul’s is the only city church to survive the war, and is the gravesite of many important figures from the era. Alexander Hamilton is known to have spent time on the church’s property, and George Washington even worshipped there. In fact, on his inauguration day, Washington stopped by St. Paul’s to pray.
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