Fraunces Tavern® Museum is the site of George Washington's tearful farewell to his officers in 1783. This popular 18th century Tavern also served as a meeting place for planning pre-Revolutionary War activities by the Sons of Liberty and hosted the Nation's first Office of Foreign Affairs and the War Office. Today the Museum offers two historic period rooms and six additional exhibits on Colonial, Revolutionary War, and Early American.
Revolution and the City: New York's Role in America's Fight for Independence; The historic Long Room; The elegant Clinton Dining Room; Heroes of the Revolution; The George Washington Portrait Gallery; Keeping the Revolution Alive: The Paintings of John Ward Dunsmore
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