Fraunces Tavern Museum Book Award Presentation
Due to the coronavirus, please call to ensure this event is still happening before you leave home.
The Fraunces Tavern Museum Book Award will be presented to Mary Beth Norton at the virtual Battles of Lexington and Concord Commemoration on Monday, April 19, 2021 for her book 1774: The Long Year of Revolution.
Honorable Mentions go to Nina Sankovitch for American Rebels: How the Hancock, Adams and Quincy Families Fanned the Flames of Revolution and Andrew Waters for To the End of the World: Nathanael Greene, Charles Cornwallis, and the Race to the Dan.
We are excited to have all three recipients joining us for this event.
Since 1972, the Fraunces Tavern Museum Book Award has been presented annually to the author of the best newly published work on the American Revolutionary War, combining original scholarship, insight, and good writing. This award is one way the Museum fulfills its mission to educate the public about the Revolution and acknowledge the historical community dedicated to the study and public education regarding the American fight for freedom.
Venue: Fraunces Tavern Museum
54 Pearl Street
What do you think?
Washington’s End: The Final Years and Forgotten Struggle at Fraunces Tavern Museum
After eight years of holding office, George Washington stepped down from the presidency. Embittered by partisan criticism and eager to return to his farm, Washington assumed a role for which there was...
Virtual: Life and Death in 1918 at Tenement Museum
Join us on an exploration of the flu pandemic of 1918. It would become the deadliest pandemic in human history so far, leaving a lasting legacy on public health, and tragic losses for families of the...
Grand Opening Exhibition 2021 at New Apostle Gallery
Through May 22 Sat
New Apostle Gallery is pleased to announce the grand opening of its new Westchester location. The inaugural exhibition will be open to the public on the weekend of May 15th/16th and then by appointme...