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New York's Hand in Slavery

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Sat, 10/26/2019 -
11:00 to 16:00
Sat, October 26th, 2019 |
11:00 am to 4:00 pm


Free with Museum Admission
All ages

New York's involvement in slavery didn't end with emancipation in 1827. Explore the depths of the city's entanglements with our historical interpreters as they delve into the goods and work that depended on the slave trade.

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Living History: Trades of the New Nation

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Sat, 10/05/2019 -
11:00 to 16:00
Sat, October 5th, 2019 |
11:00 am to 4:00 pm


Free with Museum Admission
All ages

Let's get to work! What did jobs look like in the 18th century? Join our reenactors and historical interpreters as they bring important professions to life, including milliners, apothecaries, and bookbinders.

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Revolutionary Summer: Black New York

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Sat, 09/07/2019 - 11:00
Sat, September 7th, 2019 | 11:00 am
Sun, September 8th, 2019 | 11:00 am

Free with Museum Admission
All ages

During the American Revolution, New York City was second only to Charleston, SC, for the size of its enslaved population. Delve into the lives, work, and culture of Africans—both free and enslaved—who called New York their home in the 18th century. Among the Living Historians on hand this weekend: Underwater archaeologist Joel Cook illuminates the duties of sailors, and Nastassia Parker reveals the secrets of millinery and dressmaking, trades practiced by free Black women. 

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Revolutionary Summer: Foodways of the American Revolution

Sat, 08/24/2019 - 10:00
Sat, August 24th, 2019 | 10:00 am
Sun, August 25th, 2019 | 10:00 am

 

Foodways of the American Revolution​: 11 am–3 pm

Free with Museum Admission, all ages

Keeping the Continental Army fed was part of the battle. Dig in with culinary historian Lavada Nahon in our outdoor courtyard as she uncovers the meals that kept the soldiers marching. 

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Revolutionary Summer: 18th-Century Clothing

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Sat, 08/17/2019 - 10:00
Sat, August 17th, 2019 | 10:00 am
Sun, August 18th, 2019 | 10:00 am

18th-Century Clothing:
11 am–3 pm

Free with Museum Admission
All ages

Dress for the Revolution! Explore how 18th-century clothing was made, take a turn on loom with educator and Living Historian Diane Schwindt, and cheer on the N-YHS historical interpreters as they race to sew a women’s bed gown.

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Living History: Trades of the New Nation

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Sat, 09/28/2019 -
11:00 to 16:00
Sat, September 28th, 2019 |
11:00 am to 4:00 pm


Free with Museum Admission
All ages

Let's get to work! What did jobs look like in the 18th century? Join our reenactors and historical interpreters as they bring important professions to life, including milliners, apothecaries, and bookbinders. 

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Revolutionary Summer: Join the Continental Army

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Sat, 08/10/2019 - 11:00
Sat, August 10th, 2019 | 11:00 am
Sun, August 11th, 2019 | 11:00 am

Free with Museum Admission,
all ages

The Continental Army wants you! Fall in with a company of soldiers for the afternoon. Explore displays of 18th-century weaponry, learn military drills, and interact with all of the tools and equipment of a common soldier.

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Revolutionary Summer Fridays

Fri, 07/05/2019 -
10:00 to 20:00
Fri, July 5th, 2019 |
10:00 am to 8:00 pm
Fri, July 26th, 2019 |
10:00 am to 8:00 pm
Fri, August 16th, 2019 |
10:00 am to 8:00 pm
Fri, August 23rd, 2019 |
10:00 am to 8:00 pm
Fri, September 13th, 2019 |
10:00 am to 8:00 pm



Free with Museum Admission, all ages

Enjoy outdoor refreshments! Light snacks and beverages, including beer and wine, are available for cash purchase. All ages, but ID required to purchase alcohol.

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Revolutionary Summer: Metalsmithing in George Washington's Encampment

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Sat, 09/14/2019 - 10:00
Sat, September 14th, 2019 | 10:00 am
Sun, September 15th, 2019 | 10:00 am

George Washington’s
Headquarters Tent:
Saturday, 10 am–6 pm;
​Sunday, 11 am–5 pm

Metalsmithing: 11 am–3 pm

Free with Museum Admission, all ages

Enter George Washington’s Headquarters Tent and experience where he strategized, dined, and slept. Hear from Museum of the American Revolution educators as they detail Washington’s daily life with his troops.

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Revolutionary Summer: Join the Continental Army

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Sat, 08/31/2019 - 11:00
Sat, August 31st, 2019 | 11:00 am
Sun, September 1st, 2019 | 11:00 am

Free with Museum Admission,
all ages

The Continental Army wants you! Fall in with a company of soldiers for the afternoon. Explore displays of 18th-century weaponry, learn military drills, and interact with all of the tools and equipment of a common soldier.

Check out Revolutionary Summer for a full roster of related programs for all ages

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