1975 On January 24 a bomb exploded in the 101 Broad Street building of the Fraunces Tavern five building complex, killing four people. The “Fuerzas Armadas de Liberacion Nacional Puertorriquera” claimed responsibility for the bombing.
Furthermore, who was Phoebe Fraunces?
A daughter of "Black Sam," Phoebe Fraunces, was Washington's housekeeper when he had his headquarters in New York in the spring of 1776, and was the means of defeating a conspiracy against his life. One part of the plan was the poisoning of the American commander.
What is Fraunces Tavern?
Fraunces Tavern is a landmark museum and restaurant in New York City, situated at 54 Pearl Street at the corner of Broad Street. The tavern is a tourist site and a part of the American Whiskey Trail and the New York Freedom Trail.
Why was the long room in Fraunces Tavern significant?
The Long Room is the site where George Washington bid an emotional farewell to his officers on December 4, 1783 following the end of the American Revolution.
Where did Washington say goodbye to his troops?
The tavern is a tourist site and a part of the American Whiskey Trail and the New York Freedom Trail.
Washington's farewell to his officers.
|Engraving after painting by Alonzo Chappel |
|Date ||December 4, 1783 |
|Location ||Fraunces Tavern, Broad and Pearl Streets, New York Town |