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Evacuation Day Celebration

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In honor of Evacuation Day, we’re offering $1 Museum admission all day long!

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On November 25, 1783 British troops evacuated New York City, the last City to be occupied at the end of the Revolutionary War. General George Washington led his troops in a parade that proceeded down Broadway, and ended with a dinner held at Fraunces Tavern.

Celebrate this momentous event in New York City's history with $1 admission to the Museum; which includes live performances by the uniformed Fife & Drums of the Old Barracks. Outfitted in authentic 2nd New Jersey Regiment uniforms, the Fife & Drum Corps will perform 4 different sets throughout the day. Join us and experience the music well known by every solider in the Revolution!

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Guided Museum tours are FREE with $1 Museum admission.
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This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council

Earlier Event: November 24
Evacuation Day Walking Tours
Later Event: December 2
Washington's Farewell