May 25, 2015 at 12:14PM

May 25, 2015

Lunchtime #drawing: Tavern owner Samuel Fraunces was a spy for the American side while the British occupied New York City during the Revolutionary War, and General George Washington gave his farewell address to his officers here at Fraunces Tauvern, perhaps from this balcony above the doorway, well before all these financial buildings were built.

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