American History Meetups

Meet other local American History fanatics to share knowledge and a love of history.

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Largest Meetup Groups

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We drink and talk. We listen to a history presentation. We drink and talk. Teetotalers are also encouraged to join.

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Tired of going to the usual event at a bar and finding yourself with nothing to say--because there's nothing in particular to talk about at just a plain old bar?? Then come on a "Friendly Native New Yorker" Walking Tour! See the city, learn some fun

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Do you love to hike? Explore nature? Do you enjoy a good bushwhack? Would you choose a hike's location based on its potential to yield a good history lesson? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then you have come to the right place. We hik

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Look to find out what new, fun and free programs and projects are being hosted by the Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park. The park has an historian and naturalist on staff to offer weekend programs to the public and private programs to scout group

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Did you know it was native son Washington Irving who first dubbed New York City “Gotham”, a century before a certain superhero and his crime-ridden hometown were even thought of? Yes, Gotham is our city, our hometown, whether by birth or adoption! So

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A Hike in Time is a unique way to enjoy an invigorating hike, spend time with friends new and old, and learn a bit of history. Our hikes are centered on a historic place or trail, designed to be physically energizing, and we hope to share some histor

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Welcome to Old New York Bars - Where History and Socializing Converge Are you interested in meeting others who like drinking in old bars, pubs, saloons and taverns? Then this meet up group is for you. We combine a little history with a lot of sociali

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History buffs of Seattle unite! Every 3rd Thursday of the month, we gather to discuss fascinating insights on history with expert speakers and novice history fans, alike. All are welcome!

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Welcome to the Architecture, Landmarks and Historic Buildings Group of Greater Washington.  If you're interested in architecture, city planning and urban history, this is the place for you! Every month or so we'll visit an historic site -- sometimes

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Washington Urban Explorers
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Come out and explore Boston's history, architecture and culture with a group of knowledgeable and passionate guides. Boston By Foot is a non-profit organization that promotes the architecture and history of Boston and has been offering guided walki

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Newest Meetup Groups

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July 18, 2015

We welcome people of wide-ranging backgrounds and ages in the Tennessee Valley interested in a nonpartisan approach to learning about passions, personalities, politics, and protocols throughout history. Our focus initially will be (but definitely is

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July 3, 2015

History buffs, this is a chance to meet people with similar interests and to discuss historical events, places and people. There will most likely be an emphasis on historical events where Winchester plays a role.

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History Buffs
June 25, 2015

Those who do not learn from history are doomed. Or something very like that. If you think there is merit in exploring the recent past to help shape the future - or you just like looking at Victorian newspapers and discussing nostalgia - then this may

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Victorianists
June 1, 2015

For people who want to learn about this huge fascinating world by reading, interesting, non-fiction books This group will read about science, history, the environment, nature and animals, sociology, philosophy, culture, and other thought-provoking is

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Astoria non-fiction readers
May 30, 2015

I have enjoyed history all my life. I like to start a private group to discuss history/philosophy where thinkers get together and talk history and give their opinions. It is to be a respectful and accurate exchange of facts, ideas, along with factual

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Moodies
May 12, 2015

For history, great literature, politics, and philosophy enthusiasts. We will be starting our group this June 7th, 1 pm, at the Thomas Paine Memorial Building, 983 North Ave, New Rochelle, NY with a book signing and discussion. The book will be "Great

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Paine Readers members
May 6, 2015

Araminta was Harriet Tubman’s first name (Harriet was her middle name). I created this group to explore the truth about Ms. Tubman and other African people throughout the diaspora. As a member of this group, you will receive the history lessons you n

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Truthseekers
May 4, 2015

How are beavers responsible for modern day Manhattan? Wait, there were actually lobsters 6-feet long in the East River? What church in Manhattan makes about $10-15 million a year? As a native New Yorker, I spent 23 years of my life living with blinde

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Urban Explorers
April 29, 2015

This is one of about 10 local chapters of the Colorado Archaeological Society (CAS). Our location in western Colorado, just minutes from the Utah state line, puts us in the center of a 13,000 year old American Indian habitation 'dig' site, rock art a

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Archaeophiles
April 28, 2015

People make history through the things they gather, create, collect, exhibit, exchange, throw away, or ignore. What can we learn from the objects left behind? "Tangible Things," a six-session course on material culture, is a distance-learning collabo

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