Thursday, June 23 – Evening Lecture
The War Before Independence: 1775-1776
Presented by Derek Beck / 6:30pm (Doors open at 6pm)

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.


Friday, July 1st – Walking Tour
A Toast to History: Independence Eve
$15 Members / $20 General (*Price 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.

Monday, July 4
Annual Revolutionary War New York Nighttime Walking Tour
$15 Members / $20 General
Take a sunrise 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 ARE SOLD OUT.

Thursday, July 7 – Evening Lecture
Alexander Hamilton: Spymaster
Presented by Michael Newton
6:30pm (Doors open at 6pm)
Michael Newton, author of “Alexander Hamilton: The Formative Years” discusses in detail Hamilton’s espionage activities during the American Revolution.

*Members: To reserve a seat, please email; Lecture admission includes Museum admission & light refreshments

Watch some of our past lectures filmed by C-SPAN