Thanksgiving Hours

The Museum will close early at 3 pm on Wednesday, November 22, and will be closed all day on Thursday, November 23. The Museum will be open on Friday, November 24, 10 am to 8 pm. Have a happy Thanksgiving!

Lectures & Conversations
Hamilton's Best Friend at Valley Forge
Sandra and Richard Rippe Lecture on American History
Richard Brookhiser, Dale Gregory (moderator)
Tue, December 19th, 2017 | 6:30 pm
$38
(Members $24)

EVENT DETAILS

In the winter of 1777, the Continental Congress military committee gave Gouverneur Morris an assignment: Visit General Washington at Valley Forge and report on the condition of the army. Lodged at headquarters with Washington, Hamilton, and Lafayette, Morris developed a plan to bring in supplies and alleviate the “naked, starving condition, out of health, out of spirits.”

Richard Brookhiser is a senior fellow at the National Review Institute and the author of Gentleman Revolutionary: Gouverneur Morris, the Rake Who Wrote the Constitution. Dale Gregory (moderator) is Vice President for Public Programs at the New-York Historical Society.

LOCATION

The Robert H. Smith Auditorium at the New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024

PURCHASING TICKETS

By phone: Contact New-York Historical’s in-house call center at (212) 485-9268. Call center is open 9 am–5 pm daily.
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