This year marks 300 years since the construction of 54 Pearl Street, in Manhattan, the building that became Fraunces Tavern. The Fraunces Tavern Museum and Restaurant are set to join together to commemorate this anniversary with a grand birthday party celebration on October 1st, at 7 pm. [Read more…] about Fraunces Tavern Hosting 300th Birthday Party
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The Fraunces Tavern Museum has announced “The Road to Charleston: Nathanael Greene and the American Revolution” a lecture by John Buchanan, has been set for Thursday, April 18th, at 6:30 pm.
Buchanan’s lecture will discuss how Major General Nathanael Greene overcame these challenges in a campaign directly responsible for driving Lord Cornwallis north to Virginia and Yorktown, where he lost his army- and with it the War. [Read more…] about Nathanael Greene Talk At Fraunces Tavern
The Fraunces Tavern Museum has announced a walking tour led by licensed New York City Tour Guide Fred Cookingham, set for Saturday, April 13th and Sunday, April 14th from 11 am to 1 pm. Boston was not the only Colonial city to have its own ‘tea party’ in revolutionary times. Many seaport cities, including New York, had their own rebellions. [Read more…] about Rebellious Brew: NY’s Tea Party of 1774 Tour
The Fraunces Tavern Museum has announced their annual Battles of Lexington and Concord Dinner, hosted by the Sons of the Revolution in the State of New York, has been set for Monday, April 22nd, 2018. An opening reception will be held at 6:30 pm, with dinner from 7:30 to 9:30 pm. [Read more…] about Fraunces Tavern’s Lexington and Concord Dinner Set
On March 1, Fraunces Tavern Museum revealed the results of its Long Room Enhancement Project to the public for the first time.
Museum Director, Jacqueline Masseo, who spearheaded the project, and Facilities & Operations Manager, Eric Sussman, who oversaw the design’s installation, cut a ribbon at a ceremony attended by the entire Museum staff on February 28.
The room is the historic site where George Washington bid an emotional farewell to his officers on December 4, 1783 following the end of the American Revolution. For over a hundred years since the Museum’s opening 1907, the Long Room has served as a portal to the past for thousands of New York City School children and tourists.
The Fraunces Tavern Museum has announced Winter Tavern Night with Lavada Nahon, set for Sunday, January 27 at 3:30 pm. The event will include authentic 18th century food tastings and a lecture on the history of early American cookery. [Read more…] about 18th Cent Winter Tavern Night in NYC
Robert Hubbard is set to speak on his book Major General Israel Putnam: Hero of the American Revolution, on January 24th at 6:30 pm at the The Fraunces Tavern Museum in the City of New York.
A colorful figure of 18th century America, Israel Putnam (1718-1790) was an important leader in both the French and Indian War and the Revolutionary War. Hubbard’s lecture will include a discussion of Putnam’s role in the Battle of Brooklyn, the Landing at Kip’s Bay and the Battle of Harlem Heights. [Read more…] about Israel Putnam: Hero of the Revolution
The Fraunces Tavern Museum and Alexander Hamilton Awareness Society (AHA) have announced “Alexander Hamilton and the Reynolds Affair: a Three Part Moral and Political Account” presented by Dianne Durante, has been set for Thursday, January 10th at 6:30 pm. [Read more…] about Alexander Hamilton and the Reynolds Affair (NYC Lecture)
The Fraunces Tavern Museum is set to host Unlikely General: Mad Anthony Wayne and the Battle for America presented by Dr. Mary Stockwell, on Thursday, December 6th at 6:30 pm. [Read more…] about Unlikely General: Mad Anthony Wayne Talk in NYC
This year’s Sons of the Revolution George Washington Birthday Ball has been set for Friday, February 22, 2019 at 7 pm, at the Union Club, located at 101 East 69th Street (at Park Avenue), New York.
This year’s George Washington Birthday Ball will be held on the date of George Washington’s birthday, and will commemorate the 300th anniversary of the commencement of the construction of the building that became Fraunces Tavern. [Read more…] about Fraunces Tavern Marking Building’s 300th Anniversary