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Living History: Meet Abraham Lincoln

Living History- Meet Abraham Lincoln

Jun 8, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Jun 9, 2019

New-York Historical Society
70 Central Park West at 77th Street
New York, NY

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Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

Free with museum admission

Meet Abe Lincoln, portrayed by Living Historian Howard Wright. Listen to stories about Lincoln’s daily life in the White House with his family, discover how JFK’s inaugural address echoed Lincoln’s ideas, and look inside Honest Abe’s top hat or try to tell time on his special pocket watch. Also check out the awesome, interactive Children’s Museum in the basement.

Little New-Yorkers

Join museum educators in the lovely children’s library for story time and crafts. Each class includes a special hello song, silly dances and games, a story book reading, and a craft to do after the story. Themes related to New York history and current exhibits change monthly.

See our guide to New-York Historical Society.

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New-York Historical Society Sunday Story Time

This weekly program in a charming children’s library includes the reading of a New-York-themed book, a related craft project and silly dances and games.

See our guide to New-York Historical Society.

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