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How The Spies Did It

Special Lecture presented by Norman Goben*

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Join us for a look at how spies communicated during the Revolutionary War! In this interactive lecture, historical interpreter Norman Goben will explore the successes and failures of Patriot spy rings and demonstrate their methods of communications. Hear about the agents of espionage who helped win the war, and learn how to code your own secret messages!

Norman Goben is a lifelong resident of Manhattan with an avid interest in early American History, which he has avidly researched over the past 13 years. He has spoken at many New York City historical sites, including Federal Hall, Hamilton Grange, the Van Cortlandt House Museum, and the New-York Historical Society.

Museum Members $5
Public Ticket $10

Doors open at 6:00pm and close for entry at 6:50pm.

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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.