|Object Name||Card, Admittance|
Admission card. Rectangular blue paper with black printed inscription: "Grand Picnic and Cotillion Excursion / OF THE / OWL CLUB, / TO / BIDDLE'S GROVE, / On TUESDAY, August 19th, 1862. / The splendid Steamer MOSES TAYLOR, and favorite Barge CLEVELAND / have been chartered for the occasion. Music will be furnished by Whitworth's / celebrated Brass and Cotillion Band. / TICKETS 50 CENTS EACH. / The Barge will lay at the foot of Jackson Street, East River, while the Boat / makes the following Landings: / Tenth Street, E.R., 7 1/2 o'clock; Broome Street, E.R., 8 o'clock; Bridge / Street, Brooklyn, 8 1/2 o'clock; Jackson Street, 9 o'clock." Reverse is blank.
(Keywords: New York, Resort, Ticket)
|Acquisition||Gift of the Estate of Minnie Wood|
|Ownership and History||Biddle's Grove, a summer day resort on the waterfront in Tottenville, Staten Island, was established in the 1850s. It was a popular site for group picnics and religious outings.|
|Lexicon Sub-category||Documentary Artifact|
|Support Acknowledgment||Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, May 2015.|
|Legal Status||Items represented here are from the collections of the Staten Island Historical Society. Materials reproduced for personal non-commercial use must credit the Staten Island Historical Society. Commercial licensing is available.|