Fraunces Tavern Museum Book Award Dinner

Apr 24 2017

Fraunces Tavern Museum is pleased to announce its Book Award Winner for 2017, American Revolutions: A Continental History, 1750-1804, by Alan Taylor.

Monday, April 24, 2017
Cocktail Hour: 6:30pm in Flag Gallery, Fraunces Tavern Museum
Dinner & Award Presentation: 7:30pm in Bissell Room, Fraunces Tavern Restaurant
Ticket Price: $75* (includes a copy of the speaker’s book)
Guest Speaker: Larrie Ferreiro
Open bar beer and wine during cocktail hour
Business Casual Attire
*Tickets must be purchased in advance by April 20.




2017 Fraunces Tavern Museum Book Award Winner: Alan Taylor
Alan Taylor is a Thomas Jefferson Professor of History at the University of Virginia. He is the author of many acclaimed books in early American history and has twice been awarded the Pulitzer Prize in History. His most recent book, The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772–1832, won the Pulitzer Prize and was a finalist for the National Book Award.

2017 Fraunces Tavern Museum Book Award Honorable Mentions
Larrie D. Ferreiro, Brothers at Arms: American Independence and the Men of France and Spain Who Saved It
Mark Edward Lender & Gary Wheeler Stone, Fatal Sunday: George Washington, the Monmouth Campaign and the Politics of Battle

A Rebellious Brew: New York’s Tea Party of 1774

Apr 22 2017


A Rebellious Brew: New York’s Tea Party of 1774
Saturday, April 22 & Sunday, April 23
Led by Fred Cookinham



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 so late in the game to revel in patriotic spirit.

Tickets must be purchased in advance. Once your tickets have been purchased, you will be emailed a confirmation receipt and the starting location of the tour within 24 business hours.