Revolutionary War New York Nighttime Tour

Apr 21 2016

General Public: $20
Museum Members: $15

Take a nighttime tour around Lower Manhattan, where you will uncover New York’s role in the American Revolution, the heroes who are buried here, and discover just how pivotal New York City was throughout the war for independence. Tickets must be purchased in advance.

A Toast to History: Independence Eve

Apr 21 2016

Public Price: $20
Museum Members: $15
*Includes a pint of Samuel Fraunces Ale to enjoy at the Tavern before the tour starts

Created as a condensed version of our traditional early morning July 4th tour with a social twist, spend the evening of July 1st strolling the streets of Lower Manhattan while learning about the City’s rich Revolutionary War history. Whether you’re a novice or history buff, you’ll be sure to walk away with a new fact or two to share over the holiday weekend. Tickets must be purchased in advance.

The War Before Independence: 1775-1776

Apr 21 2016

Presented by Derek Beck
Admission: $10
Free for Museum Members

As the United States crept closer to independence, the shot heard around the world still echoed in the ears of Parliament as impassioned revolutionaries took up arms for and against King and country. In this captivating blend of careful research and rich narrative, Beck continues his exploration into the period preceding the Declaration of Independence, just days into the American Revolutionary War.

Night at the Museums

Apr 21 2016

FREE

Spend a summer evening visiting the 15 excitingly diverse museums and historic sites in Lower Manhattan, including Fraunces Tavern Museum, all for free. Learn about New York City’s history, discover new heritages, and enjoy discounts at local restaurants. Fraunces Tavern Museum will be offering free admission, colonial music provided by Linda Russell, and dance lessons taught by the Tricorne Dance Ensemble.

Visit NightAtTheMuseums.org for more details and a map of participating locations. Night at the Museums is part of the 2016 River to River Festival.

Dunsmore: Illustrating the American Revolutionary War

Apr 21 2016

EXHIBITION OPENING

The world’s largest collection of paintings by John Ward Dunsmore (47 works) will be exhibited after a ten year long conservation effort. They will be accompanied by other artifacts highlighting the artist’s body of work.

This exhibition is made possible through the generous support of Dr. Michael C. Wolf and the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

RSVP by June 10 to development@frauncestavernmuseum.org or call 212-425-1778 x225.

Free Docent-Led Tour

Apr 21 2016

Free Docent-Led Tour

Apr 21 2016

Abductions in the American Revolution: Attempts to Kidnap George Washington, Benedict Arnold and Other Military and Civilian Leaders

Apr 21 2016

Presented by Christian McBurney
Admission: $10
Free for Museum Members

Come hear Christian McBurney describe various kidnapping attempts that occurred in the Wall Street district, including attempts by Washington to kidnap General Clinton (twice), to abduct the traitorous Benedict Arnold, and to nab Prince William Henry, a future King of Great Britain. He will also explain the attempt by the British army operating from New York City to kidnap Washington by sending dragoons over the frozen Hudson River towards his headquarters at Morristown.

Free Docent-Led Tour

Apr 21 2016

Free Docent-Led Tour

Apr 21 2016