Saint Paul's Church Program Schedule

Program Schedule:

April - June 2024

(These are live programs at the site, and we welcome and encourage in-person attendance, but some of them will also be offered as livestreams through shared platforms. Please register for the livestream through the website, under Calendar. No reservations required for in-person attendance at the site)

Schedule of Presentations:

Friday, April 12, 10 AM to 4 PM.
Join us for a commemoration of General George Washington's visit to the church on that date in 1776, and stop over for a night at a tavern around the corner -- a remarkable moment in the American Revolution.

Sat., April 13. We are pleased to present our 19th annual Aronson Memorial Lecture, featuring two outstanding talks exploring the Civil War era in American history. There will be a reception and live music in between the two presentations.

At 1 PM, distinguished author and Lincoln scholar Harold Holzer chronicles themes from his new book, Brought Forth on This Continent: Abraham Lincoln and American Immigration.

At 4 PM, Dr. Ilyon Woo explores themes from her New York Times best-selling book, Master Slave, Husband Wife: An Epic Journey From Slavery to Freedom.

Wed., May 8, 3 PM. Spring performance by the Bronx Opera Company, featuring arias and duets from the classics, with accompanying music on the 1830 Erben pipe organ.

Sat., May 11, 1 PM. A performance of “Captor in Question,” about a debate in Congress, in 1818, featuring John Paulding and Rep. Benjamin Tallmadge, over payment of a pension to one of the militia soldiers who captured Major John Andre’ in 1780, part of the infamous Benedict Arnold treason episode. A250 Event

Monday, May 27, Memorial Day. Our annual commemoration, with a brief 11 AM ceremony in the church, followed by a guided tour, placing flowers and flags, and telling the stories of the veterans buried here, with a focus on Private George J. Autorino, who served in the U.S. Marine Corps in the era of the Vietnam War. Also, a 1:30 PM talk about the soldiers of the Revolutionary War by historian Eric Chandler, and a 3 PM music/history presentation by Robert Cohen, “Songs of the Civil War”.

Sat., June 8, 1 PM. David Griffin, a historian, and author, explores the context and fabric of the British occupation of the New York City region during the Revolutionary War. A 250 Event

Wed., June 19, 10 AM to 4 PM. A commemoration of the Juneteenth celebration, and the end of slavery in Texas in June 1865, featuring living history demonstrations, music and talks.

Schedule is Subject to Change.

Last updated: March 25, 2024

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