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
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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
The Fraunces Tavern Museum in Manhattan is set to host American Honor: The Creation of the Nation’s Ideals During the Revolutionary Era, presented by Craig Bruce Smith, on Thursday, November 8, at 6:30 pm. [Read more…] about Early American Ideals Presentation At Fraunces Tavern
An evening lecture, Lost British Forts of Long Island by David Griffin, has been set for Thursday, August 23rd at 6:30 pm at the Fraunces Tavern Museum, 54 Pearl Street, New York.
When the Revolutionary War broke out and New York City had fallen in 1776, the British forces developed a network of forts along the length of Long Island to defend the New York area and create a front to Patriot forces across the Sound in Connecticut. [Read more…] about Lost British Forts of Long Island
The Fraunces Tavern Museum will debut its newest exhibition, Fear & Force: New York City’s Sons of Liberty on August 22, 2018.
On display in the Museum’s largest gallery, the exhibition will immerse visitors in New York City in the late 18th century, when the Sons of Liberty first began to make a name for themselves as an organized group who opposed British rule through violent resistance prior to the outbreak of the American Revolution. [Read more…] about Fear & Force: New York City’s Sons of Liberty
The winner of this year’s Fraunces Tavern Museum Book Award is Revolution Song: A Story of American Freedom by Russell Shorto. Shorto is best-selling author and contributing writer at the New York Times Magazine.
Shorto is set to accept his award and giving a presentation at this year’s Lexington and Concord Dinner & Fraunces Tavern Museum Book Award Presentation on April 23. [Read more…] about Russell Shorto Wins Fraunces Tavern Book Award
A walking tour, “New York’s Tea Party of 1774,” has been set for Saturday, April 21st, 2018 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.
Join licensed New York City Tour Guide Fred Cookinham to envision New York’s 1774 waterfront and discover why the city was late in the game to revel in patriotic spirit. [Read more…] about Rebellious Brew: New York’s Tea Party of 1774
Author Joel Paul is set to give a lecture on John Marshall at the Fraunces Tavern Museum in Manhattan on Thursday, March 8th at 6:30 pm.
“Without Precedent: Chief Justice John Marshall & His Times” will focus on John Marshall, who as chief justice, statesman, and diplomat, played a pivotal role in the founding of the United States. [Read more…] about NYC Lecture: Chief Justice John Marshall And His Times
The Fraunces Tavern Museum in New York City has announced a lecture on the First Founding Father: Richard Henry Lee and the Call to Independence has been set for Thursday, February 22 at 6:30 pm.
Harlow Giles Unger will describe the life and career of Richard Henry Lee, the first Founding Father to call for American Independence from Britain. Unger will show how Lee masterminded the political and diplomatic victories that ensured Washington’s military victory. [Read more…] about Richard Henry Lee’s First Call for Independence
The Fraunces Tavern Museum in New York City will host a lecture on Dunmore’s War, presented by Glenn Williams, in their Flag Gallery on Thursday, December 7th at 6:30 pm.
Glenn Williams will talk about the causes, course, and conduct of the last Native American war before the American War for Independence.
This presentation will challenge many of the misconceptions and myths surrounding the 1774 conflict in which Lord Dunmore, Virginia’s last royal governor, led the colony’s forces in a defensive war against a Native American coalition led by the Shawnee Nation. [Read more…] about Dunmore’s War NYC Lecture Set For Dec 7th