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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Temperatures are falling, and that means it's time for "Friendly Native New Yorker Walking Tours" to go on hiatus--after all, it's hard to enjoy hearing a talk when you're shivering in your shoes!   We'll be back at the end of April 2015 with more ne

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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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

Enjoy life and meet new friends at the many events held at Oatlands Historic House and Garden, a National Historic Site six miles south of Leesburg, VA. Enjoy teas, elegant parties, laid back festivals and hay rides, music and dancing, horse races an

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Friends of Oatlands
March 20, 2015

Group discussion about the design and flying of WWII airplanes, especially the P-38.

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Airplane history buffs
March 18, 2015

I you love the history surrounding the Civil War - this this DEFINITELY the place for you . We plan to discuss not only the battles and battlegrounds but also what led up to the Civil War. We will have lively discussion about battle strategies and th

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Civil War Adventurers
March 18, 2015

Join us as we visit the best historical places and cultural events throughout Virginia: including the Washington DC suburbs, the Shenandoah Valley, Charlottesville, Richmond, Williamsburg and all the way to Tidewater/Virginia Beach. You may also be

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Virginians
March 17, 2015

Join us as we visit the best historical places and cultural events throughout Maryland: including the Washington DC suburbs, Baltimore, Annapolis, the Eastern Shore and the Western Region from Frederick and Hagerstown all the way to Cumberland.

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Marylanders
March 7, 2015

Are you interested in learning? Interested in history? Then this is a group for you. What I am proposing to organize/"lead" is a social context in which we can learn together about history of the world and mankind (in general and in particular). I wi

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Participants
February 22, 2015

The Museum of the San Fernando Valley is offering two monthly speaker series - 1st Saturdays, 2:00-4:00 pm - Conversations with Heroes, learn first-hand about experiences of veterans from WWII, Korea, Vietnam, Iraq and Afghanistan. The 3rd Sunday of

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Friends of The Museum
February 18, 2015

Virginia Military Heritage is a collection of authentic living history organization portraying Virginia’s soldiers and civilians from the French and Indian War to the War of 1812. Our clothing, accoutrements and camp equipment are recreated from peri

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February 11, 2015

Hello! My name is Mark. I am a avid Model Railroader. I am a former President of Northeast NTRAK a modular Club located in Massachusetts, and New Hampshire. I hope to teach you about all aspects of Model Railroading.

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New England & Boston Model Rail
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