The Metropolitan Chapter of the Victorian Society in America


About the Society

Founded in New York City in 1966, the Victorian Society in America is dedicated to fostering the appreciation and preservation of our nineteenth-century heritage as well as that of the early twentieth century (1837-1917). The Metropolitan Chapter, oldest of numerous chapters now flourishing throughout the country, is an independent organization affiliated with the national society.
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Upcoming Event

Fall Tours

Walk into Weeksville

Saturday, November 10

Explore one of the first free black communities in America, established just a decade after New York State abolished slavery in 1827.


Holiday Treats and Treasures on the Hudson

Saturday, December 8

Visit Rhinebeck, one of the most historic and quaint towns up the Hudson River two hours from Manhattan.


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Contributions in any amount help provide a solid foundation for all that we do: free lecture series, walking tours, excursions and much more. Donors and members also help provide scholarships to the Victorian Society in America Summer Schools for advanced study. Please donate today!
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