Update

New-York Historical is temporarily closed to help contain the spread of COVID-19, but we expect to reopen August 14 with a free, outdoor exhibition. See more details on our Visit page.

Media

Watch art and history come alive every day at New-York Historical through digital audio and video resources to learn about the past and engage with your community.

Fun Facts

How did the New York Yankees Get Their Name?

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Today few words scream “New York” more than “Yankee.” But how did the extremely popular baseball team get its name? Watch our series “When Did The Statue of Liberty Turn Green? And Other Questions About NYC” to get answers to your most pressing, and sometimes most puzzling, New York history questions.

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