Let's meet up and go to the Merchant's House Museum!

  • January 30, 2014 · 3:00 PM

The mMerchant's House Museum is a former home from the late 18th and early 19th century. It's always rumored to be very, very haunted. In fact, the whole area near it is rumored to be among one of the most haunted places in New York City.
The house tour is very nice and there's often some special exhibit. This is a wonderful little gem of a museum. It will soon be decorated for the winter holidays.

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  • Jon S.

    I'm deeply sorry I couldn't show up, I was delayed. A very important relative of mine was coming to visit, I had to be well prepared for his arrival. That's why I couldn't go downtown. I think having a meetup on a weekend would be a good idea from now on.

    Better luck next meetup.

    Head Honcho

    January 30, 2014

  • Vicious

    Is anyone here?

    January 30, 2014

  • Gia

    Sorry, it looks like I won't be able to make it tomorrow. I thought I was off, but I have to work now, so I cant come. But, I'll try again for the next one. Have fun. :)

    January 29, 2014

  • Gia

    I can meet you guys around 3pm,. Where exactly are we meeting up & @ what time?

    January 24, 2014

  • Jon S.

    Attention Day Walkers,

    The time frame has been changed from 1:00PM to 3:00PM

    No hard feelings, Want to know where to eat? Visit us at Papaya King, located at 3 Saint. Marks Place on 3rd Ave & 8th Street, http://www.papayaking.com/index.php/home/st-marks

    See you all on January 30th 2014,

    Thanks,

    Head Honcho

    1 · January 14, 2014

  • Katie

    Sorry I won't be able to attend because of work. :-( Hope to see everyone next time.

    December 26, 2013

  • Jon S.

    Long time no see eh?

    I've picked a good day on Thursday, January 30th, 2014

    I've also recently checked the schedule for the Merchants House Museum and the hours there are from 12:00 Noon to 5:00 PM every Thursday.

    Be there or be square

    Head Honcho

    1 · December 26, 2013

  • Michele

    It would be nice to meet some of you, especially in the Village, walk around, and then go to one of the old Italian coffee houses to discuss New York's gothic Victorian heritage.

    November 10, 2012

  • Michele

    Hi. Work has been interfering with my going on outings, but since the turning of the year will soon be upon us, I'd like to make some suggestions. Green-Wood Cemetery has bus tours all year long, including in winter. The Cloisters has the Unicorn Tapestries. The house that belonged to Clement C. Moore, the man who wrote 'A Visit from St. Nicholas', in in the West Village. The very Gothic and spooky Ballantine House, part of the extremely accessible Newark Museum, is gorgeous. Trinity Church near Wall Street is also haunted, and holds the body of numerous founding fathers. There's also St. Mark's in the Bowery, which is haunted by Petrus Stuyvesant, the founder of Nieuw Amsterdam. As many of you probably know, City Hall Park and Washington Park are also very Goth and very haunted. Washington Park actually sits on a graveyard, and is right by a street that is supposedly haunted by people who died during the Civil War Draft Riots.

    November 10, 2012

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Rafaël

We just grab a coffee and speak French. Some people have been coming every week for months... it creates a kind of warmth to the group.

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