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Sugar Hill to Washington Heights Walking Tour

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502 W. 142nd St., ground fl.
Manhattan, NY 10031
The storied Hamilton Heights/Sugar Hill plateau overlooking upper Harlem developed around the historic 18th- and 19th-century country estates of such notable figures as Alexander Hamilton and Madame Eliza Jumel, whose houses still bookend the district. This area also became known as Sugar Hill, where “life was sweet” for many professional African-Americans who moved to the area in the 20s and 30s.


  • Family friendly
  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Led by a local guide

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Morris-Jumel Mansion, 65 Jumel Ter Washington Heights, New York City, NY 10032-5360

The Morris–Jumel Mansion or Morris House is a Federal style museum home in northern Manhattan with mid-eighteenth century roots.

Stop At: Hispanic Society of America, 613 W 155th St at Broadway, New York City, NY 10032-7501

The Hispanic Society of America is a museum and reference library for the study of the arts and cultures of Spain and Portugal and their former colonies in Latin America, the Philippines and Portuguese India.

Stop At: Harlem One Stop Walking Tours, 502 W 142nd St Ground Floor, New York City, NY 10031-6163

On this Sugar Hill to Washington Heights walking tour, your guide will take you on an informative walk through North Harlem. Learn about development of area and about Church of the Intercession & Trinity Cemetery – the resting place of some of New York City’s aristocracy and politicos who shaped the development of New York City.

Visit the Morris-Jumel Mansion and The Hispanic Society of America. See former residences of some of Harlem’s notable residents associated with the Harlem Renaissance. Leave with a new understanding of this unique New York neighborhood. This tour is led by a Harlem local and great for all ages.


  • Guided tour by licensed tour guide and Harlem resident


  • Gratuities

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • This is a walking tour. Wear appropriate clothing and footwear.
  • This tour focuses on neighborhood history. It does not include visit to church or music.
  • Tour may be moderately difficult for the physically challenged.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund

Terms & Conditions

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Voucher Info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Local operator information

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Schedule & Info

Departure Point
West 145th Street, W 145th St, New York, NY, USA

Departure Time
10:00 AM

2 hours

Return Details
Returns to original departure point


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