Kyle Jenks, professional interpreter of President James Madison, will share his success formula in creating accurate first person portrayals. He will share his insights on how to utilize this method to increase visitation to your site, field questions and then give a short First Person performance as James Madison.
There is a registration fee for this program. Greater Hudson Heritage Network Members pay $65.00 ($75.00 after September 26). Non Members are $75.00 ($85.00 after September 26). For more information or to register, please visit Greater Hudson Heritage Network.
Mr. Madison will appear at the New York Historical Society on both days to commemorate the 230th anniversary of the signing of the United States Constitution on Sept.17, 2017.
October 1787 marked the beginning of the Federalist Essay campaign, spearheaded by Alexander Hamilton, to persuade New York to ratify the Constitution. James Madison and John Jay were co-authors with Hamilton on the works that are described as the seminal description of our governmental system.
This is a public program of New-York Historical Society's DiMenna Children's History Museum. It is open to the public with paid admission. Details will be soon posted here.
Kyle will be present at the annual Evacuation Day festivities at Federal Hall National Park in downtown Manhattan. He will appearing as his Loyalist, or Tory, alter ego, James Ackerman. Evacuation Day celebrated the final and total departure of the British Army from New York City during our American Revolution.