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.

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
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