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N-YHS Museum & Library

What's your message for our new president?

2 minutes 35 seconds

Leave a note for our incoming president. Stop by the New-York Historical Society's front entrance on Central Park West to read people's responses and post your own on our front glass wall, now through Sunday, January 22, 2017.

Learn more at http://nyhistory.org/exhibitions/messages-president-elect

Creative: Tronvig Group