Also known as the Roger and Mary Philipse Morris House, The Morris-Jumel Mansion is located in the Washington Heights neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City. This is the oldest house in the borough which was built in 1765 by Roger Morris, a British military officer. This house served served as headquarters for both sides in the American Revolution. In 1961 the house was declared a National Historic Landmark. It's exterior was designated a New York City Landmark in 1967. It's interior followed in 1975 and it is now a house museum.
Manhattan's oldest surviving residence, the Morris-Jumel Mansion, built in 1765, preserves, collects, and interprets history, culture, and the arts to explore inclusive narratives that engage and inspire diverse audiences. Serving as the former revolutionary headquarters of George Washington, long-time home of Eliza Jumel, brief residence of Aaron Burr, workplace of Anne Northup, and inspirational writing space of Lin-Manuel Miranda, Morris-Jumel has something to inspire all audiences!