Beautiful New York

A Celebration of the City

It Happened Today in New York City

11-16-evening-postOn November 16, 1801, the newspaper The New York Evening Post began publication. Established by founding father Alexander Hamilton, The Post became a respected broadsheet, whose investors were courted at what is now Gracie Mansion, and whose editors soon included such notables as William Cullen Bryant and John Stuart Mill. 123 years and 5 owners later, the paper’s name was changed to The New York Post and today it is the 7th most widely circulated newspaper in the U.S.

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