MAAP | Mapping the African American Past

Fraunces Tavern - Long Room

Samuel Fraunces, known as “Black Sam,” bought 54 Pearl Street for a tavern in 1762. Well known in its day, Fraunces Tavern became famous for the history made there.

Creator: Richard Drew

Source: © AP Photo

Produced by CCNMTL, Chase, Teachers College, and CCI