Explore the roots of America through events that occurred in New York City from the time the city was an early Dutch Settlement, through British Rule, Revolution and the birth of a new Nation. You will see how immigration influenced and made up the very foundation of the city. People from around the world came at different times and for different reasons, but all left and continue to leave their marks on business, politics, food, neighborhood life and the very character of New York. Some stops include the Wall Street, Fraunces Tavern, City Hall, Rhinelander Sugar House, the African Burial Ground, Trinity Church and more.
OFFERED: Fridays at 8 am
DISTANCE: 4.5 Miles/7K
TERRAIN: Street, Sidewalk, Belgian Blocks
TOUR DURATION: Approx. 1.5 hours
MEETING LOCATION: Castle Clinton Memorial