NYC Revolutionary War-Era Walking Tour

2 hr, 30 min

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Take a walk from the Stamp Act of 1765 through President Washington’s Inauguration in 1789. You’ll experience the spellbinding story of the unbelievable events leading up to the American Revolution. You’ll walk on the same colonial streets where it all happened.
* Hear about the feuding families and political intrigues that pit neighbor against neighbor, patriot against loyalist.
* Listen to stories about real people like John Holt the “Liberty Printer” and Alexander McDougall, leader...
Take a walk from the Stamp Act of 1765 through President Washington’s Inauguration in 1789. You’ll experience the spellbinding story of the unbelievable events leading up to the American Revolution. You’ll walk on the same colonial streets where it all happened.
* Hear about the feuding families and political intrigues that pit neighbor against neighbor, patriot against loyalist.
* Listen to stories about real people like John Holt the “Liberty Printer” and Alexander McDougall, leader of the Sons of Liberty.
* Stand where George Washington had the Declaration of Independence read and where he escaped the British during the Battle of NY
* Take a walk through St. Paul’s Chapel, the town’s “Country Church” built in 1766 and still intact today. We’ll also visit some of the graves in the graveyard.

You'll see original documents and hear about events in the words of people who lived them.

Hosted by Karen Q, historian, author and regular on Travel Channel's Mysteries at the Museum
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Itinerary Details

Itinerary
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Stop At: City Hall Park, 43 Park Row City Hall, New York City, NY 10038-1508

Visit various sites within the park: the LIberty Pole, Sons of Liberty Protests, and the location of the reading of the Declaration of Independence in 1766.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: St. Paul's Chapel, 209 Broadway b/t Fulton Street & Vesey Street, New York City, NY 10007-2977

We will visit the historic church and graveyard, built in 1766.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: The Oculus, 33-69 Vesey St World Trade Center, New York City, NY 10003

Viewed from St Paul's Graveyard

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: John Street United Methodist Church, 44 John St, New York City, NY 10038-3714

Historic church dating from 1768.

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Federal Reserve Bank of New York, 44 Maiden Lane, New York City, NY 10045

Pass on tour...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: City Hall Park, 43 Park Row City Hall, New York City, NY 10038-1508

Visit various sites within the park: the LIberty Pole, Sons of Liberty Protests, and the location of the reading of the Declaration of Independence in 1766.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: St. Paul's Chapel, 209 Broadway b/t Fulton Street & Vesey Street, New York City, NY 10007-2977

We will visit the historic church and graveyard, built in 1766.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: The Oculus, 33-69 Vesey St World Trade Center, New York City, NY 10003

Viewed from St Paul's Graveyard

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: John Street United Methodist Church, 44 John St, New York City, NY 10038-3714

Historic church dating from 1768.

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Federal Reserve Bank of New York, 44 Maiden Lane, New York City, NY 10045

Pass on tour, guide will point it out for you.

Stop At: Wall Street, New York City, NY 10005

Learn all about the origins of Wall Street, and colonial printers and spies.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Fraunces Tavern Museum, 54 Pearl St, New York City, NY 10004-4300

See this historic building dating from 1719, and learn about George Washington's Farewell Address. The tour ends in front of this building.

Duration: 15 minutes

Important Details

Included
  • 2.5-hour walking tour
  • Local guide
Not Included
  • Entry/Admission - Fraunces Tavern Museum
  • Food and drinks
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
  • Drinks
  • Transportation to/from attractions
Departure Point
261 Broadway, New York, NY 10007, USA
Return Details
54 Pearl St, New York, NY 10004, USA
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Not recommended for child aged 10 and under
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • 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 20 travelers
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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.