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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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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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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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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Learners
April 12, 2015

This is a group for Titanic and Olympic-Class vessel lovers. Based primarily on my Titanic-in-New-York Walking Tour but with other ventures and forays as well, we will pursue maritime and ocean-liner interests.

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Titaniacs
April 9, 2015

The Historical Society of Rockland County is an educational organization dedicated to engaging diverse audiences in a dynamic dialogue about the rich historical heritage of Rockland County. To fulfill its mission, the Society: (A) Collects, catalogue

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Rockland History Enthusiasts
April 4, 2015

Hello from the Bergen County Historical Society! We offer regular programming including events, reenactments, walking tours and lectures about the history of Bergen County and New Jersey. Our headquarters are located at Historic New Bridge Landing in

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Members
March 23, 2015

We are a group of enthusiasts, collectors, shooters, and professionals interested in the apolitical discussion of firearms use and thchnology. We'd like to meet a couple times a month to discuss everything from the origins of gunpowder to the future

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Gun Geeks
March 21, 2015

Let's enjoy life and meet new friends at the many cultural and events held at historic and other sites around beautiful Loudoun County.

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Loudoun Culture & History Buffs
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