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Morris-Jumel: Paranormal Investigation for Hamilton’s and Burr’s Birthday

Looking for an unforgettable ghost adventure for you and your friends? This exclusive paranormal investigation at Manhattan’s oldest surviving house, where you will learn the background of paranormal investigations, including the legendary paranormal activity at Morris-Jumel Mansion, while learning the history of the Mansion, its former residents interesting facts about the museum collection.

Hamilton’s birth date has been hotly debated – we will host a specialized paranormal investigation focusing on Hamilton’s connection to the Mansion, including his famous “frenemy” Aaron Burr, who lived here. Perhaps the ghost of Alexander will join us and personally settle the controversy over his birthdate!

During the program, you will have after-dark access to ghost hunt in the period rooms of the Mansion, normally closed off to the public. Believers and skeptics alike will enjoy the evening, and will have the opportunity to possibly communicate with Morris-Jumel Mansion’s former residents using paranormal investigative equipment.

  • This event is strictly for those 18 and over.
  • All participants must show proof of vaccination, according to NYC health and safety regulations.
  • Please wear comfortable shoes and clothing.
  • This event is capped at 16 participants.
  • All guests MUST wear masks, and will be provided with nitrile gloves for use with the investigative equipment (masks and gloves are NOT optional.)
  • Given then special period room access guests will be granted, intoxicated guests will not be permitted into the house.
  • This specialty themed investigation lasts 2 hours and is priced at $70/person.

Proof of vaccination may include:

  • NYC COVID Safe app: Android | iOS
  • Excelsior Pass
  • CDC Vaccination Card (or photo of card)
  • NYC Vaccination Record
  • An official immunization record from outside NYC or the U.S.

Valid I.D. includes your name accompanied by a photograph OR your date of birth, such as:

  • Driver’s license
  • Government I.D. card
  • IDNYC card
  • Passport
  • School I.D. card

MJM Virtual Parlor Chat: Alexander Hamilton’s Life & Legacy with the Alexander Hamilton Awareness Society

January is Alexander Hamilton’s birthday month, so what better time for the Alexander Hamilton Awareness Society to join Morris-Jumel’s monthly Virtual Parlor chat to discuss Hamilton’s Life & Legacy!

This virtual conversation will explore an overview of the life and legacy of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton. Attendants will get an overview of:

  • Hamilton’s early life in the Caribbean
  • Hamilton as a military man
  • Hamilton’s wife, Elizabeth Schuyler
  • Hamilton and the creation and ratification of the U.S. Constitution
  • Hamilton’s connection to the Morris-Jumel Mansion

This conversation will feature Nicole Scholet, President of the Alexander Hamilton Awareness Society, and Sergio Villavicencio, Vice President of the Alexander Hamilton Awareness Society.

All those who attend the virtual event live will be entered to win a copy of a copy of Alexander Hamilton’s Guide to Life by Jeff Wilser.