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Fraunces Tavern Museum

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54 Pearl Street New York, NY 10004
212-425-1778 http://www.frauncestavernmuseum.org

Fraunces Tavern Museum’s mission is to preserve and interpret the history of the American Revolutionary era through public education. This mission is fulfilled through the interpretation and preservation of the Museum’s collections, landmarked buildings, and varied public programs that serve the community.

Built by the De Lancey family in 1719, 54 Pearl Street has been a private residence, hotel, and one of the most important taverns of the Revolutionary War. View a photo archive that will take you back in time to explore Fraunces Tavern’s illustrious history as the oldest standing structure in Manhattan.

Special Lecture: Discovering Hamilton

July 24 | 6:30 am - 8:00 pm
Fraunces Tavern Museum 54 Pearl Street New York, NY 10004 + Google Map

Evening lecture presented by Michael Newton For over two centuries, Alexander Hamilton’s birth, youth, and family background have been shrouded in mystery. In this lecture, Newton will discuss his extensive research into the lives of Hamilton, his friends, family, and colleagues. Based on newly discovered legal testimonies from St. Croix, Newton explores the lingering questions of Hamilton’s birth date, places of residence, religion, parents, and more.

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Walking Tour: Washington & Hamilton in New York City

August 10 - August 11
Fraunces Tavern Museum 54 Pearl Street New York, NY 10004 + Google Map

Walking Tour / Led by Bruce Racond American history comes alive on the streets “where it happened” as you find yourself in historic locations critical to the lives and partnership of Alexander Hamilton and George Washington. Relive the first reading of the Declaration of Independence and the revolt that followed, gain insights into the duel between Hamilton and Aaron Burr, pay your respects at the final resting place of the Hamiltons, and much more. This is an immersive tour for…

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American Eden: David Hosack, Botany, and Medicine in the Garden of the Early Republic

September 12 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Fraunces Tavern Museum 54 Pearl Street New York, NY 10004 + Google Map

Evening Lecture presented by Victoria Johnson Remembered mainly as the doctor chosen by both Hamilton and Burr to attend their famous duel, Dr. David Hosack’s other achievements are often forgotten. In this lecture, Johnson will discuss Hosack’s lesser known legacy as the founder of the country’s first public botanical garden, who dedicated himself to training the next generation of American doctors and naturalists.

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Revolutionary Spies Tour

September 15 - September 21
Fraunces Tavern Museum 54 Pearl Street New York, NY 10004 + Google Map

Guided Tour ~ Included with Museum admission Explore the history of Revolutionary spies at the Museum! Learn about the tools of the trade for a spymaster, the creation of America’s very first spy ring, and hear the stories of some of the men and women who put their lives in danger for their cause- Nathan Hale, Benjamin Tallmadge, and Lydia Darragh. Saturday, September 14 @ 1pm & 2pm Sunday, September 15 @ 1pm, 2pm, & 3pm Monday, September 16 @…

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