How Money Was Made Wall Street Walking Tour

14 Ratings
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  • 2 hr

Discover the financial and political roots of Wall Street, from the Native American origins of early trading in the Americas to the influences of European merchants and the rise of the American Financial system. We explore the financial crises caused by stock market crashes, the impact of aggressive economic growth on diverse populations, and the rebirth of Lower Manhattan after the devastating events of 9/11. Meet the visionaries, financial innovators, women pioneers, Robber Barons, and forgotten enslaved laborers who helped shape the history of Wall Street.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Inside Out Tours LLC

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: National Museum of the American Indian

(Exterior Visit) Built in 1907, Alexander Hamilton Custom House stands as a Beaux-Arts treasure commemorating the rise of trade and commerce in NYC with 3 floors of art and artifacts also dedicated to Native Americans.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Bowling Green

Bowling Green is New York City’s oldest park. The Dutch called the area “the Plain” and used it for several purposes including a parade ground, meeting place, and cattle market.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Battery Park

For over 200 years, Battery Park has served key roles in the life of the city including serving as a recreational, defense, and immigration center for the city.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Charging Bull (Wall Street Bull)

The Charging Bull has become a symbol of the strength, resilience, and enduring power of Wall Street.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Fraunces Tavern Museum

(Exterior Visit) At various points in its history, Fraunces Tavern served as a headquarters for George Washington, a venue for peace negotiations with the British, and housing federal offices in the Early Republic.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Wall Street

(Exterior Visit) Explore the site of the New York Stock Exchange, Federal Hall, Trinity Church, and the JP Morgan Building.

Duration: 35 minutes

Stop At: Federal Reserve Bank of New York

(Exterior Visit) The Federal Reserve Bank of New York has a subterranean group of highly-secured vaults where the largest reserve of foreign-held gold bullion is kept.

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Trinity Church

The oldest congregation in NYC with a rich history including being the burial site of Alexander Hamilton, the father of the financial system.
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