American History Meetups

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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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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Gothamites
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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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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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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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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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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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Newest Meetup Groups

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August 28, 2015

We are serious readers interested in history, politics, culture, and the arts. Our purpose is to meet, share our enthusiasms, and enjoy being together.  An attempt will be made to group our readings into meaningful month-long themes.  This Meetup Gro

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Members
August 21, 2015

This group, started in the 1960's, meets monthly to hear FREE lectures on subjects involving America's Civil War (1861-1865). We have a different speaker every month; authors, scholars, academicians, Civil War reenactors, and just regular folks who h

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August 18, 2015

The great way to socialize and get to know New York City. Walking tours, biking tours, outdoor adventures, history and landmarks, travel outside of NYC and many more!

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Cool people
August 15, 2015

Dr. Joseph Warren, a once famous Boston patriot, is largely forgotten in his home town of Boston. The purpose of this meetup group is to add visibility of Dr. Warren on Boston's Freedom Trail. You should have an active interest in Boston revolutionar­

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Warrenites
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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Members
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
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