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.


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 f

Friendly Walkers

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


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


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


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


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

Washington Urban Explorers

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!

History Buffs

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

Historic Preservation Advocates

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October 12, 2015

If you enjoy reading and learning about the real reasons for the War Between the States, then visit the local 16th South Carolina Volunteers, Camp 36 of the SCV in Greenville for their next Camp meeting on the 3rd Thursday of each month, except In No

October 12, 2015

Edible History is a historical dining collective. We host historically themed dinners in pop-up locations around New York City. Our mission is to use food as a sensory medium to study the past.

October 2, 2015

One President. One Book. One Month at a time. Let's work our way from Washington to current Commander-in-Chief with great reads and lively discussion. This group is intended for those interested in American history, government and principles of the C

August 30, 2015

Discussion of civil war history from both Union and confederate standpoints.

American history buffs.
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

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!

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

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

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

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

Astoria non-fiction readers
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