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June 2017 – Victorian Picnic

Victorian Picnic with the New York 19th Century Society NOTE TIME CHANGE: 2:00 PM INSTEAD OF 1:00 PM Saturday, June 24, 2017 2:00 p.m. meet at 103rd Street and Central Park West   As the sunny days grow longer, one … Continue reading

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June 2016 – Parlorcraft Circle – Wallets and Reticules

Saturday, June 25 2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Jefferson Market Library 425 Sixth Avenue Third Floor New York, NY 10011 Join the New York Nineteenth Century Society Parlorcraft Circle as we explore wallets and reticules! Small carrying cases for personal … Continue reading

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March 2016 – Parlorcraft Circle – Embroidered Samplers

Please note this event is at Mt. Vernon Hotel Museum. RSVP required, call 212-838-6878 to reserve your place. Tickets: $10.00. Join the New York Nineteenth Century Society Parlorcraft Circle for an Embroidered Sampler Workshop! Needlework was a vital part of girls’ schooling … Continue reading

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February 2016 – Parlorcraft Circle – Victorian Valentines

Saturday, February 6, 2:00 p.m. Jefferson Market Library, First Floor 425 Avenue of the Americas New York, NY 10011 Join the New York Nineteenth Century Society Parlorcraft Circle for Victorian Valentines! The earliest valentines date to the 15th century, but … Continue reading

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January 2016: A Celebration of Ada Lovelace

A Celebration of Ada Lovelace Saturday, January 16, 2016, 2:30 p.m. Jefferson Market Library Willa Cather Room, First Floor 425 Avenue of the Americas New York, NY, 10011 The New York Nineteenth Century Society celebrates the Enchantress of Numbers Ada … Continue reading

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January 2016 – Parlorcraft Circle – Handmade Soft Shoes

Saturday, January 9th 2:00 – 4:30 pm Jefferson Market Library, Third Floor 425 Avenue of the Americas New York, NY 10011 Join the New York Nineteenth Century Society Parlor Crafts Circle for a workshop about making soft slippers, a popular … Continue reading

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November 2015 – Racing Around the World with Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland

Saturday, November 14, 2:00 p.m. Jefferson Market Library, Third Floor 425 Avenue of the Americas Around the world in… 72 days? The New York 19th Century Society invites you to join our exploration of a global race that captivated the … Continue reading

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November 2015 Event – Racing Around the World with Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland

Racing Around the World with Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland Saturday, November 14 2:00 p.m. Jefferson Market Library 425 Sixth Avenue New York, NY 10011 Around the world in… 72 days? The New York 19th Century Society invites you to … Continue reading

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October 2015 Event – Dark Victoriana: 19th Century Occult

Dark Victoriana: 19th Century Occult Sunday, October 25 4:00 p.m. The Museum of Interesting Things 177 Prince Street New York, NY 10012 Seances, vampires, ghost stories, faeires, mesmerism, secret societies, spirit photography… the Victorians lived in a magical world of … Continue reading

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September 2015 – Fancy Dress Sail and Nautical Knot-Tying Workshop Aboard the 1885 Schooner Pioneer

Join the New York 19th Century Society for an afternoon of sailing, knot-tying, historic drinking establishments, and maritime adventures! We will meet at Pier 16 in the South Street Seaport at 12:45 p.m. At 1:00 p.m. we sail aboard the … Continue reading

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