In the 18th century, there was no better way to show off your wealth than with a lavishly decorated home. At the Philip Schuyler Mansion in Albany, New York, see how Alexander Hamilton’s in-laws used bright colors and intricate details to create an iconic home during the Revolutionary War...MTV Cribs-style.
A reimagined version of what might have been said between George Washington and Charles Lee had smart phones, texting, and snarky GIFs existed in the 18th century.
American history portrays her as the woman with the flag on her lap. Most of what we know ends there, but through research and hard work, Kim Hanley, executive director of the American Historical Theatre, seeks to bring Ross and other historic heroines to life.
Although the details of their lives rarely earn the same regard as their historically-renowned husbands, these five Revolutionary women prove through determination, political savvy, and their aversion to sexist norms of the 18th century, that they deserve just as much attention as their male counterparts.
The decorations and ambiance of Fraunces Tavern in New York City reference the building’s rich …