Revolutionary Manhattan Tour - The Battles in Washington Heights
Time: 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Learn about the neighborhood where Washington warred and Burr wooed. Hear about John James Audubon, Malcolm X, Clement C. Moore, Mrs. Astor, Billy Sunday, Freddy Prinze, Maria Callas, Gen. Knyphausen and the Hessians, Frankie Lyman and the Teenagers. And more.
Includes FREE admission to the Morris-Jumel Mansion.
Tour conducted by Historian Frederick Cookinham.
Frederick Cookinham earned his Bachelor's degree in American History at Cortland State College in 1976, and his Master's at Brooklyn College in 1987. He is the author of the (hopefully) forthcoming book, THE AGE OF RAND.
All tours are $15, $10 for children and seniors. No reservations needed, but call to confirm: tours subject to cancellation without notice.
Private tours are also available for $20 per person: just give Fred a call.
"Lively ... Extraordinarily educational." --Daughters of the American Revolution
Location: Meet at 10 a.m. on the southeast corner of Fort Washington Avenue and 181st Street. (Take the A-train to 181st Street.)
Sponsor(s): Century Walking Tours
Contact: Frederick Cookinham | 917-607-9019 |
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