1st Rhode Island Regiment (Continental)

History comes alive for the whole family! Please join us as re-enactment troops recreate the world of Revolutionary America.

Sun, February 19th, 2012 | 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Tickets

Living History Days are free with Museum admission.

1st Rhode Island Regiment (Continental)

History comes alive for the whole family! Please join us as re-enactment troops recreate the world of Revolutionary America.

Sun, February 5th, 2012 | 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Tickets

Living History Days are free with Museum admission.

 

Heard’s Brigade (Continental)

History comes alive for the whole family with Living History Days at the New-York Historical Society!

Sun, March 18th, 2012 | 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Event details

History comes alive for the whole family with Living History Days at the New-York Historical Society! Do you want to know what life was like in the 18th century? Please join us as re-enactment troops and Living History actors recreate the world of Revolutionary America. Living History Days will feature appearances by troops of the Colonial, Loyalist, British and Hessian armies and, on select days, actors portraying Revolutionary heroes, including George Washington, Benjamin and Deborah Franklin, and the Marquis de Lafayette.

Heard’s Brigade (Continental)

History comes alive for the whole family with Living History Days at the New-York Historical Society!

Sun, March 4th, 2012 | 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Event details

History comes alive for the whole family with Living History Days at the New-York Historical Society! Do you want to know what life was like in the 18th century? Please join us as re-enactment troops and Living History actors recreate the world of Revolutionary America. Living History Days will feature appearances by troops of the Colonial, Loyalist, British and Hessian armies and, on select days, actors portraying Revolutionary heroes, including George Washington, Benjamin and Deborah Franklin, and the Marquis de Lafayette.

Fifth New York Regiment (Continental)

History comes alive for the whole family with Living History Days at the New-York Historical Society!

Sun, January 29th, 2012 | 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Event details

History comes alive for the whole family with Living History Days at the New-York Historical Society! Do you want to know what life was like in the 18th century? Please join us as re-enactment troops and Living History actors recreate the world of Revolutionary America. Living History Days will feature appearances by troops of the Colonial, Loyalist, British and Hessian armies and, on select days, actors portraying Revolutionary heroes, including George Washington, Benjamin and Deborah Franklin, and the Marquis de Lafayette.

Heard’s Brigade (Continental)

History comes alive for the whole family with Living History Days at the New-York Historical Society!

Sun, January 15th, 2012 | 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Event details

History comes alive for the whole family with Living History Days at the New-York Historical Society! Do you want to know what life was like in the 18th century? Please join us as re-enactment troops and Living History actors recreate the world of Revolutionary America. Living History Days will feature appearances by troops of the Colonial, Loyalist, British and Hessian armies and, on select days, actors portraying Revolutionary heroes, including George Washington, Benjamin and Deborah Franklin, and the Marquis de Lafayette.

Benjamin and Deborah Franklin Visit the New-York Historical Society

Thu, December 29th, 2011 | 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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History comes alive for the whole family with Living History Days at the New-York Historical Society! Do you want to know what life was like in the eighteenth century? On December 29th, meet Dr. Benjamin Franklin and his wife Deborah. Speak with Dr. Franklin firsthand about his experiments with lightning and electricity, his inventions, such as the lightning rod and bifocals, his involvement with Congress in drafting the Declaration of Independence, and more!

History Days Presidents' Vacation Week

Activities for the whole family, all week long!

Sat, February 18th, 2012 | 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sun, February 19th, 2012 | 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon, February 20th, 2012 | 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tue, February 21st, 2012 | 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wed, February 22nd, 2012 | 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thu, February 23rd, 2012 | 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fri, February 24th, 2012 | 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat, February 25th, 2012 | 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sun, February 26th, 2012 | 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Show off your presidential history skills at our daily family quiz show; drop in for some art making, or join our presidential history scavenger hunt. Best for ages 4 – 14.
No preregistration required. Free with museum admission.

Family Presidential History Quiz
2 pm
Where did George Washington take his first oath of office? Team up, sharpen your pencils and enter our family quiz! Prizes for participation and grand prizes for high-scorers.

New-York Historical Society Grand Re-opening Weekend Celebration (Friday)

Celebrate the New-York Historical Society's Grand Reopening with George Washington, Benjamin and Deborah Franklin, the Marquis de Lafayette, the 1st New York Regiment and the 1st Rhode Island Regiment.

Fri, November 11th, 2011 | 11:00 am

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History comes alive for the whole family with Living History Days at the New-York Historical Society! Do you want to know what life was like in the 18th century?

Captain John Lamb’s New York Artillery Company (Continental)

History comes alive for the whole family! Please join us as re-enactment troops recreate the world of Revolutionary America.

Sat, April 14th, 2012 | 11:00 am

Event details

History comes alive for the whole family with Living History Days at the New-York Historical Society! Do you want to know what life was like in the 18th century? Please join us as re-enactment troops and Living History actors recreate the world of Revolutionary America.

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