Central Park's Seneca Village Tour

1 hr, 30 min

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Before New York City built Central Park, the area from West 83rd to West 89th Street was home to Seneca Village, the largest community of African-American property owners in New York. Join us on this newly enhanced tour of the Seneca Village site and discover more about its history, the lives of its residents, and what recent archaeological discoveries reveal about this remarkable community and its place in 19th-century New York.

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Before New York City built Central Park, the area from West 83rd to West 89th Street was home to Seneca Village, the largest community of African-American property owners in New York. Join us on this newly enhanced tour of the Seneca Village site and discover more about its history, the lives of its residents, and what recent archaeological discoveries reveal about this remarkable community and its place in 19th-century New York.

This tour is provided by the Central Park Conservancy, the non-profit organization that maintains, restores, and enhances Central Park. Official Central Park Tours are the only tours that help support the care of Central Park.
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Stop At: Seneca Village, West 85th Street entrance In Central Park, New York City, NY 10023

Seneca Village was a settlement of African Americans that existed pre-Central Park.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

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Departure Point
Seneca Village Site, Central Park, Central Park West, New York, NY 10024, USA
Return Details
Diana Ross Playground, Central Park West &, W 81st St, New York, NY 10024, USA
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers
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