American History Meetup Groups

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

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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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Friendly Walkers
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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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Gothamites
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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 grou

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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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Bostonians
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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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History Buffs
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You are invited to join us for Cocktails in Historic San Diego! This group is for anyone interested in the history and architecture of San Diego. The goal is to provide a comfortable social happy hour in historically significant surroundings, and inc

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Historic Preservation Advocates
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A Hike in Time is a unique way to enjoy an invigorating hike and a learn a bit of history. Our hikes are designed to be physically energizing and are centered around a historic place or trail. We hope to impart some historical information about the l

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Explorers
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The Omaha Culture Club is a communal organization focusing on the social aspect of arts, entertainment, music, history, performances, dance, food and most of all culture. Every member of The Omaha Culture Club is a co-organizer, meaning that anyone c

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Newest Meetup Groups

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August 23, 2014

Staten Island OutLOUD promotes cross-cultural understanding by gathering neighbors to explore global classics together, and to share ideas. We read compelling classics, new works, fiction, poetry, essays, historic documents, interfaith texts. We welc

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Participants
August 20, 2014

This group will get together for open discussion of any and all phases of the Civil War and the Western expansion and indian war period which followed for approx. 30 years. We'll talk of the good guys and the bad guys,the battles and the causes. Perh

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Gunslingers
August 16, 2014

This group is going to jump on the nearest time machine- local car show, taking in 20s, 30s 40s (and maybe just a tiny bit of early 50s) theater, dazzling dinner parties and military history attractions. If we can find a speakeasy we’re going there!

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Members
July 27, 2014

In 1861, President Lincoln created the U.S. Sanitary Commission to support sick/wounded soldiers. Sanitary Fairs were an innovative way to raise $$ for the war effort, with crafts, performers, flea markets, fortune tellers, etc. As long-time Civil Wa

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Civilian reenactors
July 21, 2014

The Sun Inn Preservation Association is a 501 (c) (3) tax-exempt non-profit organization, founded for the explicit purpose of acquiring, restoring, interpreting and maintaining the 1758 MORAVIAN SUN INN of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, for the community a

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Volunteers
July 12, 2014

“Let's get together for Family Fun activities in our neighborhood, like going to storytime at the Tea House, having picnics outside in the Courtyard. We can also have events for just the ladies, like moms night-out, movies, dinner… and anything else

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Member
June 12, 2014

Focus is on writing and sharing historical fiction and non-fiction. (History buffs welcome.)

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History Writers
June 10, 2014
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Are you New to NYC or visiting, or even a native New Yorker that would like to explore a new neighborhood? Then this is the perfect group for you. I take small groups around NYC to show you how the locals live. Along the way we will stop at some coff

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Explorers
June 8, 2014

We are the pre-eminent anti-globalization political movement on the planet. We discuss subjects that will create a new renaissance in North America and throughout the world, including: philosophy, new science and technology, social justice, history,

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Activists
May 30, 2014

This Meetup was created in the hopes of having one central listing for all NYC history related events in the city.   In a way this is more of calendar than it is a Meetup, but if people enjoy this resource then I would be down to create more social t

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Knickerbockers
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