REVOLUTION IN THE STREETS

Taverns, riots, spies, conspiracies in the midst of the transition of power from King to mob to Congress: little-known sites. The Washingtons of Cherry Street. Where: Meet at Fraunces Tavern®, Pearl St. at Broad St., downtown. Whitehall N and R subway stop. Two and 1/2 hour tour, starts at 11:00 AM   2017: Saturday and Sunday, March 11 and 12 Saturday, October...

GEORGE WASHINGTON’S NEW YORK

  Formerly called DOWN WITH KING GEORGE! Riots, Liberty Boys, the Great Fire of 1776.  Sgt. Champe’s mission: Kidnap Benedict Arnold! Where: Meet on the steps of the Museum of The American Indian, 1 Bowling Green, Broadway at Battery Place, downtown. Bowling Green or Whitehall subway stops. Two and 1/2 hour tour, starts at 11:00 AM NONE SCHEDULED FOR 2017.  AVAILABLE ON...

FROM AARON BURR TO MALCOLM X

  Where Washington warred and Burr wooed. John James Audubon, Malcolm X, Clement C. Moore, Mrs. Astor, Billy Sunday, Freddie Prinze, Maria Callas, Gen. Knyphausen and the Hessians, Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers.  INCLUDES FREE ADMISSION TO MORRIS-JUMEL MANSION! Where: Meet on the southeast corner of Ft. Washington Avenue and 181st St.  “A” Train to 181st St. Two and 1/2 hour tour, starts at 11:00 AM Saturday, April...

SURRENDER OF FORT WASHINGTON

  Manhattan’s own major Revolutionary War battle, but very little known. Stand on the ramparts of the “Alamo of the Revolution.” Eighteenth Century military honor. Fort Washington Park, the George Washington Bridge, and the Little Red Lighthouse. How not to build a fort. Howe to take one. Where: Meet at the south entrance of Fort Tryon Park, on Margaret Corbin Plaza, at the north end of Ft. Washington Avenue, in Washington Heights. Take the “A” Train to 190th St. and take the elevator in the subway station to the top of the hill. Two and 1/2 hour tour, starts at 11:00 AM Saturday and Sunday, April 1...

MARGARET CORBIN VERSUS THE REDCOATS

  The first woman to fight in the U.S. Army. The battle for Fort Washington, camp life, the historic Dyckman House.  Reading a battle map. Who were the Hessians? Where: Meet on the northwest corner of Broadway and 207th St., far northern Manhattan. “A” Train to 207th St. Two and 1/2 hour tour, starts at 11:00 AM Saturday and Sunday, March 18 and 19 Saturday and Sunday, July 15 and...