History Hunt

History Hunt – Week 7 Answered

Posted August 24, 2010 at 11:41 am

The answer to this week’s History Hunt is 126 Forsyth Street, now home to the Templo Adventista del Septimo.  Congratualtions to Diarmuid Joye for winning the prize pack of books.  Well, folks, we’ve reached the conclusion of the History Hunt series.  We would just like to reiterate our thanks to the Tenement Museum, the readers, […]

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History Hunt – Week 7, Day 3

Posted August 22, 2010 at 12:07 pm

We are now up to day three of this week’s History Hunt, sponsored by the Tenement Museum.  At stake is a prize pack of four books. Island at the Center of the World, Russell Shorto Away, Amy Bloom A Tenement Story, Lower East Side Tenement Museum The New York Book of Shops, Ranjani Gapalarathinam Before we present the third clue, […]

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History Hunt – Week 7, Day 2

Posted August 21, 2010 at 12:12 pm

Day two of week seven, here we go.  Submit your History Hunt guesses for chance to win a prize pack of four city-centric books. Island at the Center of the World, Russell Shorto Away, Amy Bloom A Tenement Story, Lower East Side Tenement Museum The New York Book of Shops, Ranjani Gapalarathinam Clue #2: Cross the star in the main […]

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History Hunt – Week 7, Day 1

Posted August 20, 2010 at 11:42 am

Here we are, at week number seven of History Hunt.  This will be the final contest. Before we begin, a big thank you to the Tenement Museum for sponsoring the series, to all the readers who participated, and to everyone else who helped make the Hunt a great success.  In celebration, we are offering a […]

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History Hunt – Week 6 Answered

Posted August 17, 2010 at 11:48 am

And we have a winner for week 7 of our History Hunt contest, sponsored by the Tenement Museum.  Paul Singh, come on down! You’ve won a ticket to a free museum tour.  The correct answer is the Bowery Mission located at 227 Bowery.

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History Hunt – Week 6, Day 3

Posted August 15, 2010 at 12:09 pm

Welcome back to this week’s History Hunt contest, sponsored by the Tenement Museum.  One lucky winner will receive a complimentary ticket to a museum tour. Before we divulge the third clue, you can refresh your memory with Clue #1 and Clue #2. Clue #3: The Bowery is changing all around me.  Should I be afraid? […]

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History Hunt – Week 6, Day 2

Posted August 14, 2010 at 12:11 pm

Day 2 of this week’s History Hunt, sponsored by the Tenement Museum.  Guess the correct answer, and you could win free ticket to a museum tour!  Here is the second clue. Clue #2: I just celebrated my 100th birthday on the Lower East Side!  Who am I? Clue #1 for reference. Answers may be submitted […]

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History Hunt – Week 6, Day 1

Posted August 13, 2010 at 11:35 am

Happy Friday, everyone! It’s now time for some History Hunt fun, courtesy of the Tenement Museum.  For this week’s prize, we are giving away one free museum tour voucher.  Now, let’s get started. Clue #1: In the immortal words of Elwood Blues, I am on a mission from God.  Who am I? Answers may be […]

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History Hunt – Week 5 Answered

Posted August 10, 2010 at 11:34 am

It’s Tuesday.  Time to answer the History Hunt riddle.  The correct response for week 5 of the contest was 77-79 Delancey, former home of the deceptively-named Bank of the United States. The building currently houses White Slab Palace and Fisk in the ground level. Congratulations to John Lavelle, who has won a copy of Flapper, […]

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History Hunt – Week 5, Day 3

Posted August 8, 2010 at 12:08 pm

Welcome back to another day of History Hunt, sponsored by the Tenement Museum.  Here is the third and final clue for week five. The prize is a copy of Flapper, by Joshua Zeitz. Clue #3: I was the Bank of the United States back in the day.  Who am I? Catch up with Clue #1 […]

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