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[Saturday evening social with Mark P. Donnelly - July 28, 2012 in NYC]
Come lift a glass with Mark P. Donnelly and The New York Nineteenth Century Society! We'll meet promptly at 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 28 at Delmonico's Bar and Grill at 56 Beaver Street, New York, NY 10004 (adjacent to the main dining room) for drinks, elegant pub fare, and good conversation.

We will be at Delmonico's Bar until at least 9:30 p.m., and possibly all night, but we may decide to visit other nearby pubs as the evening progresses. Nearest subways: 2, 3, 4, 5 to Wall Street, J, Z to Broad Street, N, R to Whitehall Street, 1 to South Ferry. Click for a Google map of these taverns.

Delmonico's Bar and Grill (c. 1837)
56 Beaver Street
The bar is adjacent to the famous dining room, and offers a wide selection of cocktails and elegant pub fare. Click to see their menu.

Fraunces Tavern
(c. 1762)
54 Pearl Street
This historic tavern offers a wide selection of beer and whiskey, as well as upscale bar food (see the bar menu at the bottom of the page)

The following pubs are on historic Stone Street, which dates from 1655 and may be the oldest paved street in New York City.

The Dubliner
45 Stone Street
A spacious Irish pub with cozy red leather banquettes and polished wood, The Dubliner offers reasonably-priced snacks, sandwiches, and entrees. Click for the menu.

The Growler
55 Stone Street
Speciality beers are the hallmark here, and the bar menu includes soups, salads, sandwiches, and gourmet sausages.

Stone Street Tavern
52 Stone Street
A popular downtown ale house, this tavern offers reasonably-priced bar snacks and dinner entrees

81 Pearl Street
A casual gastro-pub in a landmark 1603 building that once housed the first printing press in NYC. (only light bar snacks are served at night - scroll down the page for the bar menu).

>>click for a Google map of these taverns
[map of pubs]

About Mark P. Donnelly
In addition to authoring 20 books in print, Mark P. Donnelly has about has scripted and/or produced nearly 200 hours of broadcast television for Discovery, History Channel, PBS, BBC, National Geographic, Biography, A&E, etc. He is also Professore di Armes in various forms of historical combat and western martial arts and has taught workshops around the world. Professor Donnelly instructed full-time within Britain for over ten years and in that time was honoured to be invited to instruct at major national and international events such as: F.I.S.A.S. in Verbania, Italy; H.E.M.A.C. at Dijon in France; A.E.E.M.A. in Madrid; A.R.G.O. in Prague; B.F.H.S. AGMs and Instructor Certifications; S.W.A.S.H. at HM Royal Armouries as well as many others. He has worked with HM Royal Monuments, English Heritage, the National Trust, National Maritime museum at Greenwich, Sandhurst Military Academy, as well as the HMS Trincomalee, HMS Victory, and the Grand Turk. He is a life-time research associate with Her Majesties Royal Armouries in Leeds, England as well as with The Tower of London and with the National Maritime museum, at Greenwich. Since returning to the States in 2008 he has taught at numerous institutions of higher learning, festivals, fairs and conventions. He currently lives in Harrisburg, PA where he runs the Keystone Academy of Dueling and Swordsmanship (K.A.D.S.).