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
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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
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