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Sat, October 14th, 2017 |

11:00 am to 4:00 pm

Free with Museum Admission
Recommended for all ages

On October 14, 1781, Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Hamilton made his famous charge to capture Redoubt Ten in the Battle of Yorktown. Come to the Museum ready with your questions for Hamilton! Portrayed by a Living Historian, Lt. Col. Hamilton tells you how he helped win the climactic campaign of the Revolutionary War. Don’t miss your chance to learn a military drill from the War for Independence under the instruction of Hamilton himself!

We’re celebrating Hamilton’s military career with Living History all weekend. Join us on Sunday to meet the New York City militia that Hamilton joined while he was still in school!


Living History Days at N-YHS
Living History: Hamilton’s Militia, Now Recruiting!
Sunday, October 15th, 2017 | 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Free with Museum Admission
Recommended for all ages

Immerse yourself in the independent militia company that started Hamilton’s military career! Meet the Hearts of Oak, a troop of Living Historians who portray the group of young volunteers that came together in colonial New-York on the eve of the American Revolution in 1775. Some members of the militia, like Hamilton, were students at King’s College—known today as Columbia University! Take a close look at their distinctive green coats, listen to fife and drum music, and experience a military drill.

We’re celebrating Hamilton’s military career with Living History all weekend. On Saturdaymeet Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Hamilton and learn about his victory at the Battle of Yorktown that happened on this weekend in 1781!

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Held under the Auspices of the Museum of the City of New York:

Family Programs: Outfitting New York City Activism
Saturdays, March 5 & 26 from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm (drop in anytime)

Visit the exhibition Activist New York to celebrate the New York City women who have fought hard for their right to be heard. Learn about activists like Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and Frances Perkins, then outfit a paper doll for a suffragist rally. Family Programs are free with museum admission and for members, geared to families with children ages 6-12 years old, and include a snack.

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Living History Days: MLK, Jr. Weekend (Days Of Freedom Civil War re-enactment of 26th United States Colored Troops
 Sat, January 16th, 2016 |
11:00 am to 4:00 pm

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