Category Archives: Events

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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August 2015 – Parlorcraft Circle – Tatted Lace

In August 2015, tatted lace was the topic of our Parlorcraft Circle. Tatting was a popular early-19th-century technique for handcrafting lace from a series of knots and loops, using shuttles, a crochet hook, or a large needle. Lace is formed … Continue reading

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August 2015 Event: Freemasonry in 19th-Century New York

123► From mysterious origins to current practice, our speaker Dr. Mark Kotlko-Rivera will discussed the origins and activities of the ancient order of Freemasons, commonly know as the Masons.  The event was held on August  23 at The Lofts at Prince Street in Manhattan. … Continue reading

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