FROM VERY FAR AWAY Honors Immigrant Herritage Week 4/18

The Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden celebrates Immigrant Heritage Week with From Very Far Away on Saturday, April 18th at 1:00 PM. Through self-guided tours and hands-on activities, the Museum will present the history of immigrants who worked as domestics at the Mount Vernon Hotel. This family-friendly event will also include a story-time featuring tales of children who immigrated to New York City in the 19th- and 20th-centuries.

Admission is free, but reservations are recommended and can be made at 212.838.6878. The Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden is located at 421 East 61st Street between York and First Avenues. Nearest subway: N, W, R, 4, 5, 6 at the 59th Street/Lexington station.

The Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden is dedicated to the collection, preservation, exhibition and research of art and artifacts pertaining to the Mount Vernon Hotel. New York City's only surviving day hotel, this landmarked building, which was constructed in 1799, brings the bygone era of old New York alive by promoting the dissemination of historical knowledge through docent-guided tours of its historic rooms, education programs, exhibitions, publications, lectures and symposia. For more information, please call 212.838.6878 or visit


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