Fraunces Tavern

Fraunces Tavern Pralt Street Broad Street New York

Fraunces Tavern is the oldest building in the city. It was built in 1719 by a French Huguenot who married  a daughter of mayor  Stephanus van Cortlandt (the first native born mayor of New York City).  US Gen. George Washington attended a feast, bidding farewell to his Continental Army on Dec 4, 1783.

The building is now a restaurant and a museum open to public.

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