New York Historical Society

Louise Mirrer Shows Us National Treasures at the New-York Historical Society

LouiseMirrerBy David Bruce Smith
The Grateful American™ Foundation

Have you had the pleasure of visiting the New-York Historical Society?

With my co-host, Hope Katz Gibbs, I was happy to travel to New York City and interview Louise Mirrer, the president and CEO of the organization, who since 2004 has raised more than $100 million to honor the history of New York.

The doors of the Historical Society opened in 1804, when it was more of a club for the city’s elite. But in the 200 years since, it has been transformed into a thriving gallery filled with more than 60,000 artifacts that has been visited by people from around the world. (more…)