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Now through Labor Day enjoy an exciting array of family programs and admission discounts for museum-goers of all ages!

Infanterie Regiment von Donop (Hessian)

Sun, 02/26/2012 - 11:00 to 17:00
Sun, February 26th, 2012 | 11:00 am

Description

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? 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 Continental, 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.

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Nueva York (1613–1945)

January 30, 2012
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January 30, 2012

Citizen Founders: Ratification, the People Debate the Constitution, 1787–1788

Speaker: 
Pauline Maier
Jack Rakove
Akhil Reed Amar (moderator)
Tue, 11/09/2010 - 18:30
Tue, November 9th, 2010 | 6:30 pm

Event Details

The American Constitution is our nation's most important document and the battle to ratify it was a crucial turning point in American history. Three experts recall a nearly 225-year-old debate that raged in homes, taverns, and convention halls across the new nation and discuss the key players who fought for and against ratification.

Price: 
$20
Members price: 
$10
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Notes on the State of Virginia

Date: 
1785
Medium: 
Book
Description: 
Thomas Jefferson’s copy of Notes on the State of Virginia, his only book, inscribed to the Abbé Morellet, and used by the latter to make the first French translation.
Credit Line: 
Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Member's desk from Federal Hall

Date: 
ca. 1788
Medium: 
Mahogany
Credit Line: 
New-York Historical Society, Gift of the Corporation of the City of New York
Object Number: 
1837.4
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Common Sense

Date: 
1776
Medium: 
Paper pamphlet
Credit Line: 
New-York Historical Society
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Negro Life at the South

Exhibitions: 
Date: 
1859
Medium: 
Oil on linen
Credit Line: 
New-York Historical Society, The Robert L. Stuart Collection
Object Number: 
S-225
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Princess Elizabeth in the Tower

Exhibitions: 
Date: 
1860
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Credit Line: 
New-York Historical Society, The Robert L. Stuart Collection
Object Number: 
S-187
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

The Window (later known as A Window, House on Hudson River)

Exhibitions: 
Date: 
1863
Medium: 
Oil on canvas
Credit Line: 
New-York Historical Society, The Robert L. Stuart Collection
Object Number: 
S-71
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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