Living History: Meet James Madison

Living History Days at N-YHS
Living History: Meet James Madison
Saturday, May 18, and Sunday, May 19, 11 am – 4 pm


Free with Museum admission
All ages

Did you know that in May 1789, future president James Madison was hard at work preparing to introduce the first amendments to the US Constitution? In commemoration of his work 230 years ago at the First Federal Congress in Manhattan, join us on Saturday or Sunday to meet Madison as portrayed by Living Historian Kyle Jenks. Discover why he is known as the “Father of the Constitution,” explore the amendments that would become the Bill of Rights, and get a close-up look at Mr. Madison’s unique 18th-century fashion!

Creative: Tronvig Group