Thomas Paine Cottage Presents Revolutionary Events

Thomas Paine Cottage Museum –

20 Sicard Avenue,

New Rochelle, NY

Upcoming events

Exhibit Opening & Reception – “The Trailblazers”

When: Sunday, February 23, 2:00 P.M.

Discover the Black heroes of the New Rochelle community who opened the way for future generations to move from slavery into politics, public service, business, theatre and the military. Admission: $5.00 Adults $3.00 Children

Living History- “Rebels & Redcoats” (Re-enactors!)

When: Saturday & Sunday, March 1 & 2, 10:00 A.M to 5P.M.

Discover the differences and similarities of the soldiers who fought for and against freedom during the Revolutionary War. “Join” one of the armies by signing enlistment papers with a quill pen and learn to march. See a soldier’s camp. Muskets will be fired and food will be cooked over a fire. Learn the role that women camp followers and blacks played in each of the armies. Admission: Adults $5.00 Children $3.00

Lecture- “The Birth of the Women’s Movement & it’s Connection to New Rochelle”

When: Saturday, March 15, 2:00 P.M.

For Women’s History Month the Cottage will proudly present a lecture by Sydelle Herzberg, League of Women Voters of New York, Treasurer and Historian. Mrs. Herzberg will speak about former New Rochelle residents Susan B. Anthony and Carrie Chapman Catt and the role they played in the women’s movement. Admission: Adults $5.00 Children $3.00

Where: Thomas Paine Cottage Museum, 20 Sicard Avenue, New Rochelle, NY

914-633-1776, http://www.thomaspainecottage.org

 

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