Riverdale Avenue Books will co-host The Morris Jumel-Mansion's annual Victorian holiday party on Sunday, December 17th, at 65 Jumel Terrace from 3:00-7:00pm. The Fireside Mystery Theatre, a top-rated live show and podcast, will perform their original story, “Eliza's House” featured in the book The Morris-Jumel Mansion Anthology of Fantasy and Paranormal Fiction (Riverdale Avenue Books) at 5:00pm.
The Morris-Jumel Mansion Anthology of Fantasy and Paranormal Fiction features 14 tales set in at the mansion, Manhattan’s oldest house, which quartered General George Washington during the Battle of Harlem Heights and was subsequently the home of the infamous Aaron Burr and his wife, Eliza Jumel, who reputedly still haunts the grounds. The anthology's tales are ghost stories, science fiction, mystery, romance, erotica, time travel, visions of the afterlife, and paranormal fantasy.
Light refreshments including hot spiced wine, apple cider and cookies will be served. Guests will be able to participate with carolers to sing-along to traditional Christmas carols. Victorian-style dress is welcomed! Tickets are $10 for members and $8 student, and are available in advance on Eventbrite.