Who Was Hamilton? at the New York Public Library, 2016

In August 2016, I visited the incredible New York Public Library for their #WhoWasHamilton? exhibit, where I drooled over many primary documents and genuinely had a little cry over seeing the Farewell Address. For fun, I thought it'd be cute to pair up some familiar Broadway songs to their corresponding documents. The exhibit was WONDERFUL … Continue reading Who Was Hamilton? at the New York Public Library, 2016

George Washington’s Replica Tent at New-York Historical Society

Those who know me know that I am mad for a bit of Revolutionary War history. It is something I've blogged about before, a lot. So when New-York Historical Society (one of my favorite museums) announced their 'Revolutionary Summer' programming, lord, did I know where I had to be. Even better was that they had … Continue reading George Washington’s Replica Tent at New-York Historical Society

Margaret Corbin (aka Captain Molly) – Tales from Wo-Fan’s Land

Growing up, I was very interested in the American Revolution and the fight for independence. I was obsessed with the musical 1776, and even had a copy of the Declaration of Independence hanging up on my bedroom door. But on the surface, this is a history full of important men doing important things. I would … Continue reading Margaret Corbin (aka Captain Molly) – Tales from Wo-Fan’s Land

240th anniversary of the Battle of Brooklyn at Green-Wood Cemetery

In late August 2016, Green-Wood Cemetery commemorated the 240th anniversary of the Battle of Brooklyn, fought in 1776 on the grounds. The all-day event was an exciting and informative time thanks to living history demonstrations. The event culminated in a parade along the route to Battle Hill, where the memorials are for the Revolutionary War … Continue reading 240th anniversary of the Battle of Brooklyn at Green-Wood Cemetery

Who Was Hamilton? at the New York Public Library

I visited the incredible New York Public Library (NYPL) in the summer of 2016 for their #WhoWasHamilton? exhibit, where I drooled over many primary documents and genuinely had a little cry over seeing the Farewell Address. For fun, I thought it'd be cute to pair up some familiar Broadway songs to their corresponding document. The … Continue reading Who Was Hamilton? at the New York Public Library