What We’ve Been Up To – Fall 2016

VCA and SRNY Board Member, Alan Borst at City Hall Park for the September Nathan Hale Day Commemoration

VCA and SRNY Board Member, Alan Borst at City Hall Park for the September Nathan Hale Day Commemoration

Since the Summer issue of The Patriot the Society has been busy; we’ve welcomed 15 new Society members, held two Board meetings, hosted Nathan Hale Day and planned to host the General Society of the Sons of the Revolution’s Annual Meeting, which was cancelled due to Hurricane Mathew.

Fraunces Tavern Museum exhibition, Dunsmore: Illustrating the American Revolutionary War

Fraunces Tavern Museum exhibition, Dunsmore: Illustrating the American Revolutionary War

Our biggest and most successful program, Fraunces Tavern Museum has had great success with a 47.6% attendance increase in the last five years and tripled growth in public program offerings, include this September’s successful Spy Week. We hope you were able to attend the June opening of the exhibition, Dunsmore: Illustrating the American Revolution. The Museum also put out it’s first Annual Giving Campaign in over six years, which has been met with generous support – Annual Giving Campaign.

The Color Guard presented the colors at many unique and special events, including the annual Nathan Hale Day at City Hall Park and the celebration of the victories of Yorktown and Saratoga at Trinity Church.

VCA and SRNY Color Guard presenting at the Trinity Church yard for the celebration of the battles of Saratoga and Yorktown

VCA and SRNY Color Guard presenting at the Trinity Church yard for the celebration of the battles of Saratoga and Yorktown