New York Slavery and Underground Railroad Tour

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What To Expect

Follow the freedom trail in New York bringing you back to the past! Learn about slavery as you listen to tales of courage and triumph. See the former stations and locations of homes and churches that were on the Underground Railroad network.

Highlights

  • Get a glimpse of African-American history of New York on a 2 hour walking tour of Lower Manhattan

  • Visit the former stations on the Underground Railroad, including the former locations of homes and churches

  • See the memorial dedicated to the memory of enslaved Africans

Specifications

Type:
Walking Tour in New York
Departs From:
New York
Meeting Point:
In front of National Museum of the American Indian
Duration:
2 hours and 30 minutes
Availability:
Saturday at 1:00 PM
Product Code:
14007
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Description

Discover the exciting history of how brave men and women formed the networks in Brooklyn and Manhattan that became the Underground Railroad on a 2 hour tour following the freedom trail in New York. Hear the moving stories of courage and triumph of New Yorkers who risked life and property to help people escape from American slavery.

Visit the archaeological site and memorial dedicated to the memory of enslaved Africans in colonial America. Take a step back into the past as you view the former homes and churches that were on the Underground Railroad and learn about the riots, revolts and dramatic escapes resisting slavery. Get to know the key abolitionists and discover how slavery played a significant role in the history and economy of New York.

Includes

  • Local guide

  • 2 hour walking tour

Excludes

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

  • Meals and drinks

  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

Please Note

  • Children 4 years old and below are free of charge.

  • Tour operates with a maximum of 30 participants.

  • Wear comfortable clothes and shoes.

Cancellation Policy

  • 100% cancellation fee. Non-refundable.

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