Wednesday, September 23, 6 p.m.
“The Uses of Intelligence in a Dangerous World”
Raynham Hall will continue its espionage series at the Union Club in New York City with a cocktail reception and lecture by best-selling novelist Joseph Kanon. He will discuss his new novel, Leaving Berlin, (2015) a thriller concerning an American expatriate who becomes an unwitting double agent of the American and East German intelligence services in the period immediately following World War II. Mr. Kanon is the author of several other best-sellers, including The Good German, made into a film in 2006 starring George Clooney and Cate Blanchett. The Union Club is at 101 East 69th Street in New York. Reservations are required.
Please call the museum at 516-922-6808 for information to reserve your spot.
Sunday, September 27, Noon to 4 at the Museum
Step into the past at our second annual Colonial Day! Join us for a family-friendly afternoon for history lovers as Raynham Hall is filled with costumed colonial adult and child re-enactors who bring the 18th century to life with music, colonial cooking demonstrations and musket firings! The Order of the Ancient and Honorable Huntington Militia , founded in 1653, will encamp on the grounds of the museum, immersing visitors in the life and military world of our Revolutionary forebears. The historic house will be brought to life with a theatrical confrontation between Patriots and Loyalists in secret spy and colonial merchant Robert Townsend’s store.
FREE and open to the public. Lemonade will be served! RAIN DATE October 4th.