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Path Through History – Thematic Tours: The Poughkeepsie Convention

June 16 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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The New York State Constitutional Convention was held in Poughkeepsie in 1788. Prior to the convention the delegates numbered 2 to 1 against ratification. Take a docent-led tour of John Jay’s Bedford House and learn how the Federalists like John Jay and Alexander Hamilton convinced the delegates to make New York the 11th state to ratify the Constitution. Tours at 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, and 4pm. Regular admission fees apply.


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Date:
June 16
Time:
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Organizer

John Jay Homestead
Phone:
914-232-8119
Website:
http://www.johnjayhomestead.org

Venue

John Jay Homestead
400 Jay Street
Katonah, NY 10536 United States
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Phone:
914-232-5651
Website:
http://johnjayhomestead.org/