Today Times Square is known for its lighted billboards, theatres, shops, and of course, its New Year’s Eve celebration. But originally, the area was farmed by Dutch settlers who appreciated its access to three streams and the Hudson River.
Questions and Answers
Question: When did the New Year’s Eve celebration at Times Square begin?
Answer: The first celebration took place in 1907 and has continued every year (except during World War II). More than 1 million people join the party every year.
Watch a video about things to do at Times Square.
You may cut-and-paste the below MLA and APA citation examples:
Declan, Tobin. " History of Times Square ." American History for Kids, Aug 2021. Web. 28 Aug 2021. < https://www.americanhistoryforkids.com/times-square/ >.
Tobin, Declan. (2021). History of Times Square. American History for Kids. Retrieved from https://www.americanhistoryforkids.com/times-square/