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From The Fraunces Tavern Museum:

Coming in February 2018:
NEW!
 Fighting for Freedom Tour

In honor of Black History Month, this tour
is FREE with regular admission every Saturday at 3:00pm from February 3-24!

From battles to espionage, and harrowing tales of escape, this tour emphasizes the fact that African Americans, both enslaved and free, were present, active, and of critical importance in the American Revolution. This tour highlights the incredible achievements and contributions of Ona Judge, James Armistead Lafayette, and Elizabeth Freeman in the American Revolution, and how their participation resulted in the eventual abolishment of the historic institution of slavery in America. This tour will also explore George Washington’s changing relationship with the practice of slavery both privately and politically.

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You can also reserve a private group tour below at any time or date starting February 1.

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From Thought Gallery NYC:
After the city’s Halloween festivities come to an end, New Yorkers will still be able to get a look at the city’s haunted histories at New York: City of the Dead on November 9, which offers an overview of the city’s cemeteries – including the secret ones hidden in some unlikely places.…

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https://www.facebook.com/events/1198641840188216/

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New York is overflowing with stories of Alexander Hamilton’s life—but where can we find them?

Using the Hamilton chapter in their book Footprints in New York as a starting point, authors James and Michelle Nevius search out the remnants of Hamilton’s New York—from King’s College (now Columbia University), where he enrolled as a teenager; to Wall Street, where he lived and worked; to Thomas Jefferson’s “Room Where It Happened,” where he gave up Manhattan as the American seat of government in exchange for advancing his economic program. Follow in Hamilton’s footsteps during the last weeks of his life, from Fraunces Tavern to Hamilton Grange to the fateful Weehawken dueling grounds!

This is not a walking tour. Contemporary photos, historic maps, and images of objects from the New-York Historical Society’s collections will illustrate the journey.

FREE with Museum Admission on pay-as-you-wish Friday evenings. Advance registration is recommended but not required.…

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  • Organized by new York Adventure Club

    Thursday, July 21, 2016

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  • Indochine

    430 Lafayette Street, New York, NY (map)

  • Tickets: $34-39

    Click the link below to purchase tickets to this event:

    http://www.bigmaven.com/experience/behind-the-scenes-tour-reception-at-landmarked-gilded-age-colonnade-row/

    Join New York Adventure Club for a Gilded Age presentation and reception inside the landmarked Colonnade Row, also known as LaGrange Terrace, a landmarked series of Greek revival buildings originally built in the early 1830s on present-day Lafayette Street in New York City.

    Our behind-the-scenes experience inside the historic Colonnade Row apartments will focus on the construction of La Grange Terrace (Colonnade Row), the first residents who became the foundation of Victorian & Edwardian Society, and a look at New York City antebellum history, society, and architecture.

    “Mrs. Astor’s Gilded Age” Roman punch and snacks will be served throughout the evening.

    Cocktail or business casual attire preferred.

 

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Summer Garden Concert: STOUT

6pm

Frank Hendricks and Bob Conroy of STOUT will perform an evening of tavern tunes, combining hearty vocal harmonies and acoustic instruments. It will feature traditional American music, including popular songs of the 19th-century, drinking tunes, war tributes and sea chanteys, all encouraging you to sing along. Museum tour, complimentary beverages, and historic cocktail tasting included.
$15 Adults, Free for Members, $5 Children under 12, Babies under 1 free

To purchase tickets call the Museum or go to Brown Paper Tickets. Get all three concerts for the price of two!

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Friday, May 20, 7 p.m.
Candlelight Ghost Tour
of “Manhattan’s Most Haunted House” (The New York Times)

Doors slam, floorboards creak, voices call into the dead of night. Venture into the shadows of history to see the house where eight family members died and hear true tales of inexplicable occurrences from the people who actually experienced them. “#1 Most Haunted Place in NYC” (TimeOut New York, 2015)
50 minutes. $25, $15 Members.
Click here for tickets.
Upcoming Ghost Tours: June 17.

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Friday, June 17, 7 p.m.
Candlelight Ghost Tour
of “Manhattan’s Most Haunted House” (The New York Times)

Doors slam, floorboards creak, voices call into the dead of night. Venture into the shadows of history to see the house where eight family members died and hear true tales of inexplicable occurrences from the people who actually experienced them. “#1 Most Haunted Place in NYC” (TimeOut New York, 2015)
50 minutes. $25, $15 Members.
Click here for tickets.

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Sunday, May 8 (and Second Sunday of the Month: June 12, July 10, August 14, September 11, October 9, November 13)
12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
A Walking Tour of Historic 19th Century Noho
Celebrating Lower East Side History Month
Join us for a journey back in time to the elite ‘Bond Street area,’ home to Astors, Vanderbilts, Delanos — and the Tredwells, who lived in the Merchant’s House. You’ll walk the footsteps of these wealthy mercantile families whose elegant Federal mansions once lined the tranquil cobblestone streets. Our tour passes by iconic landmarks such as the imposing Colonnade Row, the Public Theater, and The Cooper Union, where Lincoln gave his ‘right makes might’ speech. On the bustling Astor Place, imagine the drama of events that led to the Opera House riot of 1849, among the bloodiest in American history. And visit the site of the scandalous 1857 Bond Street murder of Harvey Burdell, one of the City’s still unsolved crimes.
$10, FREE for Members.

NOTE: Tours are one hour and begin promptly.
Limited to 20 people (first come, first served). No reservations.
Tours are canceled in the case of heavy rain, snow, or extreme heat and cold advisories.…

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New York, NY

NY Adventure Club: Rare Look Inside the Historic Academy Mansion

Join New York Adventure Club for a rare look inside the historic Academy Mansion, a 26,000 square foot limestone and marble home built in 1921 just steps away from Central Park.

Originally built for William Ziegler, Jr., heir to the Royal Baking Powder Company, the Academy Mansion has also served as the home for Norman Bailey Woolworth and the New York Academy of Sciences. After the Academy of Sciences moved to their current downtown location in 2005, the Academy Mansion has been used as a location for film and photo shoots, charitable events, fashion shows, weddings, and parties.

Our experience through the beautiful five floor home designed by architect Frederick Sterner will include a historical background of the mansion, a visit to the preserved and repurposed rooms, and a discussion around how the mansion is used for commercial photo shoots today.

After the tour, we’ll get food and drinks in the neighborhood!

When
Where
Academy Mansion – 2 East 63rd Street, New York, NY 10065 – View Map
Buy tickets from eventbrite.

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

Educators’ Walking Tour
Rights and Resistance: Women in Progressive Era New York
Saturday, March 12 at 10:00 am

Women reshaped American society in many ways during the Progressive Era, from forming labor unions and protests to promoting experimental art forms. In this program for educators, honor the 105th anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire and explore the history of women’s labor and organizing on a walking tour of the Washington Square area. Participants will receive documents and images for classroom use. A limited number of spots are available for the general public. Programs in conjunction with Activist New York are made possible by The Puffin Foundation.

REGISTER
$30 / participant…

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