Special Event: An American Family’s Patriotic Service in Time of War

Ric+Murphy and Book

Hosted by Sons of the RevolutionSM in the State of New York, Inc. and its Fraunces Tavern® Museum

Presented by SRNY Member

Ric Murphy

Monday, September 27, 2021

Reception: 6:30 PM
Lecture: 7:00 PM
Dinner: 8:00 PM



Author and SRNY member Ric Murphy will speak about his family genealogy, and his ancestors who fought in the American Revolution, serving in New York, Massachusetts and North Carolina regiments.  Their story is covered in Ric’s book, Freedom Road, which also details Ric’s ancestors who fought in the War of 1812, Civil War, Spanish-American War, World War II, Korean War and Vietnam War.

Ric Murphy is an acclaimed educator, historian, scholar, lecturer, and award-winning author.  Ric was a Senior Executive Fellow at Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government; and he has a Master’s degree in Urban Affairs from Boston University, and a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Massachusetts.  He was born in Boston, Massachusetts, and his family lineage dates to the earliest colonial periods of Plymouth, Massachusetts, and of Jamestown, Virginia.  In addition to being a member of Sons of the Revolution in the State of New York, Ric is a member of the National Society of the Sons of Colonial New England, the Sons of the American Revolution, the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, and the Sons and Daughters of the United States Middle Passage.   Ric’s books weave together personal stories of amazing men and women, set in the backdrop of both domestic and international events, and recount the history and significant contributions made by Americans of African descent over four hundred years of United States history.

More information about Ric Murphy and his published books is available on his website.

Purchase Ric’s books here.

This special event will include a reception and Ric Murphy’s lecture at Fraunces Tavern Museum, followed by an optional prix-fixe dinner at Fraunces Tavern Restaurant.

In-Person (Reception and Lecture): $25
In-Person (Reception and Lecture plus prix-fixe Dinner): $125
Virtual Lecture: Free

FOR SRNY and Fraunces Tavern Museum Members:
Member In-Person (Reception and Lecture): $15
Member In-Person (Reception and Lecture plus prix-fixe Dinner): $110

Click Here to find out more about Fraunces Tavern Museum Membership

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In accordance with NYC legal requirements, proof of COVID-19 vaccination (at least one dose) must be provided by all in-person attendees.

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