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Lonely Planet Experiences: Private Walking Tour of Hamilton's New York

The history of Hamilton and several Founding Father's New York holds many stories. As one of the oldest European-founded cities in North America, it is a great place to see important places for revolutionary American history. Journey with your guide through history to see places where, if events had turned out differently, the USA you know today would not exist (dare we mention "the room where it [may have] happened"?).

· Walk where slaves were punished and liberty poles put up in City Hall Park
· See George Washington’s pew in St Paul’s Chapel
· Spend time where the Bill of Rights was written at the Federal Hall National Memorial
· Visit Alexander Hamilton’s grave at Trinity Church
· See where a mob tore down George III on Bowling Green
· Experience the feelings of a successful revolution at Fraunces Tavern Museum
· Learn about how the British left New York in Battery Park

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3 hours


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  • What's included :
    • Plenty of time to take photos of your favourite places
    • A friendly, professional tour guide for your own private group
    • Tickets to the Fraunces Tavern Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Fraunces Tavern Museum
    What's excluded :
    • Food and drink, although your guide will be happy to recommend snacks along the way
    • Hotel pick up, we do recommend a centrally located start point
    • Gratuities (optional)
    • Cost of transportation on the day (if required)
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Federal Hall, 26 Wall St, New York, NY 10005, USA

    Your guide will tell you about the role that New York played during the Revolutionary War. As you walk through streets of lower Manhattan that burnt down following the retreat of Continental troops— an event which remains slightly controversial to this day— you will learn how Washington tried to prevent the British taking the city in 1776. While the place is now covered by the marble Federal Hall National Memorial, your guide will be able to help you imagine the building it replaced.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Trinity Church, Broadway at Wall Street, New York City, NY 10006

    Visit where George Washington was a regular worshipper, and see the grave of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton; a man who played a key role in America’s economic path and is the namesake of the 11 Tony Award winning Broadway musical.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Battery Park City, New York, NY, USA

    Visit Battery Park, which played host to the British Army's 'Evacuation Day' of 1783 as the "world turned upside down."

    Duration: 30 minutes

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

    Walking within the heart of the old Dutch City, you will also venture down Broad Street – built on the site of a filled-in Dutch canal – to Fraunces Tavern where George Washington dismissed his officers in 1783.

    Duration: 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    New York City Hall, City Hall Park, New York, NY 10007, USA
    Return Detail :
    New York, NY, USA
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Activity ID: V-255730P266

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