Calendar of Events


Tredwell Times: Life in 19th Century NYC

Illustrated Zoom Talks by Museum Historian Ann Haddad
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Wednesday, July 8, 6 p.m.
The Tredwells’ Remarkable Relative: Samuel Seabury & His “War” with Hamilton
Haven’t seen the musical? Now you can see the movie: Disney’s film version of Hamilton debuts on July 3 on Disney+. In this illustrated talk, Museum Historian Ann Haddad will examine the life of Bishop Samuel Seabury, Seabury Tredwell’s uncle and the first Episcopal bishop in America. Bishop Seabury was a staunch Loyalist and went toe-to-toe with Alexander Hamilton in 1774. Click here to register. 

Wednesday, July 29, 6 p.m.
The Tredwells’ World: New York City in 1835
Join Museum Historian Ann Haddad and explore the Tredwells’ neighborhood and city as it was in 1835, the year that Seabury Tredwell purchased the Merchant’s House and moved in with his wife, Eliza, their seven children, and Irish servants. From prestigious neighbors to local shops, churches, and schools, you’ll see the city as the Tredwells did as they began their residency on Fourth Street. Click here to register.

Wednesday, August 19, 6 p.m.
Flower Pressing and Water Cures: 19th Century Summer Pastimes
In the dog days of summer, learn how the Tredwell family and their peers spent the hot summer months. Museum Historian Ann Haddad delves into popular summer pastimes of the 19th century. Click here to register.

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