New York City is made up of five boroughs: the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens and Staten Island. Each one has enough attractionsâ€”and enough personalityâ€”to be a city all its own. Learn more about them with this guide.
When Roger Morris and his wife, Mary Philipse Morris, built the northern Manhattan mansion in 1765, it was a country retreat. During the Revolutionary War, Washington transformed the aerie into a headquarters. And afterward it was used as an inn, and then again as a rural residence. Each room of the museum recreates a different phase of this history.