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New York City Slavery and Underground Railroad Tour

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Availability: Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Duration: 2 hours
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
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  • Learn about the Underground Railroad
  • See real homes and churches used to hide escaping slaves
What to expect

Explore the Freedom Trail in New York City on this two-hour walking tour. You’ll learn about how brave people created the networks and contacts in Brooklyn and Manhattan which formed the Underground Railroad. Your guide will take you to an archeological site and memorial built in memory of colonial America’s enslaved Africans. You’ll get to see some of the former stations on the Railroad, including people’s homes and churches that were used to hide escaping slaves. The tour will also describe the riots, revolts, and dramatic escapes that occurred and you’ll hear exciting tales of the courage and triumph of real New Yorkers who risked their lives and property to help people escape from the chains of slavery.

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  • Two-hour tour
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  • Children (under 4 years old): free
  • Children (ages 5-11), students, seniors (ages 65+): reduced
Where

1 Bowling Green NY, NY 10004

Meeting point:

Meet your guide in front of the American Indian Museum. The tour ends at the African Burial Ground - Ted Weiss Federal Building, 290 Broadway, New York, NY 10007.

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  • Tour itinerary may be modified or cancelled due to special events (parades, marathon, traffic conditions)
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When
  • April-October, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 1.00pm
  • November-March, Saturday 1.00pm
  • Schedule subject to change. Please see calendar for up-to-date details
  • Please try to arrive at least 15 minutes prior to tour departure time
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Inside Out Tours
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