Event — New-York Historical Society

Walks & Talks: Washington, Lafayette, and the Maryland 400

Where: Meeting location will be provided to patrons upon ticket purchase.

When: Saturday, October 15, 2016, 10:00 am

Historical Walking Tours

Featuring: Cal Snyder, Lucy Oakley

Details: The Colonial Army first met the British in today’s Prospect Park. Walk the battlefield with Cal Snyder and Lucy Oakley: start at Battle Pass, find Stanford White’s striking but little-known memorial to the Maryland 400, and visit Daniel Chester French’s monument to Lafayette. Other sites of tribute will be seen, including Grand Army Plaza.

Cal Snyder is the author of Out of Fire and Valor: The War Memorials of New York City from the Revolution to 9/11. Lucy Oakley is head of education and programs at NYU’s Grey Art Gallery.

Cost: $38 (members $24)

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