Tour of the Remnants of Dutch New Amsterdam in NYC

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231 Bowery 2nd FL
New York, NY 10002
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Explore what is left of Dutch New Amsterdam in today's New York City! In this small group walking tour, you'll hear about New York’s founding myths and facts while standing in the very spots where they all happened. With a complete with Manhattan’s first map in hand and your experienced guide who is also an author and playwright, you will trace the streets of Manhattan in 1667. Physically touch history as you spend time finding out why Bowling Green has its name and why it’s been so important in our city’s history.
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Highlights

  • Small-group tour
  • Fully narrated tour
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Step back in time on a history tour

Have you ever wondered where Wall Street, Battery Park, or Bowling Greene got their name from? Discover this and much more on this historical walking tour of Dutch Amsterdam's remnants! Although virtually nothing remains of Dutch New Amsterdam, the Dutch influence is felt in many hidden relics south of Wall Street, which includes the massive one hidden in plain sight: the original street grid embedded in lower Manhattan grid today! On this tour you will walk New York City's original coastline, discover the remains of Manhattan’s first City Hall, learn about the history of the original Dutch fort, windmill and battery. You will also explore a hidden street frozen in time in the middle of skyscrapers, and learn about the legend of Peg-Leg Pete.

Tour highlights:

  • Includes a walk of the city’s original coast line
  • See the remains of Manhattan’s first City Hall
  • Discover the original Dutch fort, wind mill and the original battery
  • Trace the streets of Manhattan in 1667 with Manhattan’s first map in hand
  • Physically touch history as we spend time finding out why Bowling Green has its name and why it’s been so important in our city’s history

Inclusions

  • Admission ticket

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Tour is in English
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • A small amount of walking is involved
  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • The tour is 2-hours long; please consult with the MTA for weekend subway schedules and routing changes.

Terms & Conditions

All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

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
The tour meets on the Footsteps of the Museum of the American Indian

Departure Time
2:00pm

Duration
2 hours

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