VIRTUAL EVENT: Scandalous Tales from Early 20th-Century Upper West Side & Harlem | What’s happening in Milwaukee

VIRTUAL EVENT: Scandalous Tales from Early 20th-Century Upper West Side & Harlem

*The event has already taken place on this date: Mon, 06/29/2020
Join New York Adventure Club for a collection of six sensational, yet entertaining tales from New York City's Upper West Side and Harlem during the early 20th century.

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By the late Victorian era and into the 20th century, the Upper West Side and Harlem had developed at a rapid pace, becoming home to a variety of working class, well-to-do, and wealthy families. But as it turns out, not all of these residents were upstanding members of their community — it's time to explore the tales of the neighborhoods' most mischievous characters and their ill-deeds, from run-of-the-mill affairs of the heart to truly bizarre and scandalous crimes.

Led by NYC Tour Guide Beth Goffe, our night of virtual storytelling will include:

  • The self-made brothel keeper who was hostess to luminaries such as members of the Algonquin Round Table
  • A descendent of an old Colonial family who resorted to tainted chowder to gain her inheritance
  • A "loving romance" that supposedly began with a splash of acid on the morning before the wedding day
  • The sad story of Alexander Hamilton’s great-grandson
  • The very public affair between a newspaper titan and his showgirl lover
  • Murder by a most unique form of lethal weapon

Afterward, we'll have a Q&A with Beth — any and all questions about these scandals are welcomed and encouraged!

See you there, virtually!


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8-9:30 pm


Adults without kids