Saturday, November 22 – Walking Tour
Evacuation Day Walking Tour
Led by Fred Cookinham
11:30pm – 1:30pm
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For 7 years of war, New York City was the main base for the British. When they filed onto their ships to leave for good on November 25, 1783, the War for Independence was finally over. Led by New York City Tour Guide, Fred Cookinham, you will follow in the footsteps of General Washington and his troops as they entered New York in triumph. Learn about the people and sites of New York and what it was like to be caught up in a revolution.
Monday, November 24 – Special Event
Evacuation Day Dinner
Hosted by the Sons of the Revolution in the State of New York, Inc.
6:30pm – 10:00pm
Early bird tickets: $100 (October 13-19)
Regular tickets: $125
After the British evacuated New York City, Governor George Clinton honored George Washington, the Commander-in-Chief, with a banquet held in Fraunces Tavern. Join the SRNY as they continue this tradition with the original 13 toasts that celebrated a new country and served as a “lesson to Princes.”
Thursday, December 11 – Evening Lecture
Politics, Passion, and Action: Dr. Joseph Warren and the Birth of American Liberty
Presented by Samuel Forman
An American doctor, politician, Son of Liberty, and soldier, Joseph Warren played a central role in the events leading to the American Revolution. A remarkable revolutionary who dispatched Paul Revere on his famous ride, a political virtuoso, military luminary, and ladies’ man, Warren was an inspirational and legendary figure for patriotic Americans in his time and for generations thereafter.
*Members: To reserve a seat, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
**Doors open at 6pm – Lecture begins at 6:30pm; Lecture Admission: $10; FREE FOR MUSEUM MEMBERS
Includes Museum admission & light refreshments
Watch some of our past lectures filmed by C-SPAN!