MAAP | Mapping the African American Past

Gramercy Park today

Today, Gramercy Park is a quiet place, but in 1863 it was a war zone. Union cavalry and artillery occupied the park, setting up two cannon at the northeast corner to face the rioters.

Creator: Manjari Sharma, photographer

Source: © Curriculum Concepts International

Produced by CCNMTL, Chase, Teachers College, and CCI