From it's humble origins as an Irish working man's saloon - cheese and crackers on the house-beer for pennies to its rediscovery by the mainstream in a 1940's NEW YORKER magazine profile. McSorley's is steeped in a cultural cacophony of Americana. Presidents, residents, authors and thieves - the lot of humanity have sat and shared, all abiding by McSorley's golden rule "Be Good or Be Gone". What follows is a chronological history - some oral, some visual - some fact, some fancy...

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