What did New York City look like in the 1770's? There was no Empire State Building or falafel carts. There wasn't even dollar pizza! On this tour, uncover the secrets of historic lower Manhattan as you experience a compelling tale of NYC life during the 1770's. As you stroll through the bustling side streets, you'll visit historic landmarks like St. Paul's Chapel, Battery Park, and Trinity Church. Walking through the streets, you will pause and re-imagine the sounds and smells of different cultures flocking to this American paradise. Oh, and as you go, don't forget the British officers patrolling the streets. Discover an unfamiliar world inside your familiar terrain.
Note: The tour meets downtown, near City Hall and the Brooklyn Bridge, the exact location to be provided upon purchase of tickets. This tour runs rain or shine, except in severe weather.
What to expect
- Learn about NYC's Dutch beginnings and its strategic significance in 1776
- Hear about the feuding factions and political intrigues that pit neighbor against neighbor, patriot against loyalist
- Listen to stories about local heroes like the Sons of Liberty
- Learn about newspaper publishers who fanned the flames on both sides
About this Activity
|Price||$40.00 per guest|
|Duration / Session||2.5 hours|
There are no refunds; all sales are final.