A President's Day Extravanganza: Brooklyn and Lower Manhattan

Starts in Brooklyn Heights!

NOTE:  IF YOU ALREADY PARTICIPATED IN PRIOR BROOKLYN HEIGHTS AND LOWER MANHATTAN TOURS THIS WILL BE REPETITIVE SO A GREAT TOUR FOR FIRST TIMERS!

Meeting at 11:00am by the Newstand/Candy Stand inside the Clark Street Station of the 2/3 subway.  This is first stop in Brooklyn if you are travelling from Manhattan.  If you are walking from other subway stations or bus stops in the area, the station is inside the St. George Hotel Building on the corner of Clark and Henry Streets.

This tour will follow in the footsteps of Abraham Lincoln and George Washington. From the very place where George Washington gave his farewell address to his officers at the end of the American Revolution, to the Great Hall where Lincoln made his famous speech, this tour will visit various sites associated with U.S. Presidents.  Along the way, we’ll explore the history of NYC past, present and future and visit interesting neighborhoods.  Our adventure includes stops at the Plymouth Church of the Pilgrims in Brooklyn Heights and Fulton Ferry Landing (recounting George Washington and the American’s critical escape from the British in August, 1776).  Back in Manhattan we’ll traverse the Financial District with stops at Federal Hall (America's first Capitol), Fraunces Tavern, St. Paul’s Chapel, and Cooper Union, where Abraham Lincoln delivered his famous speech while running for President.  

Tour itself is free, bring a bag lunch and/or money for lunch.  We will be taking the subway several times. 

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  • Pam

    Another great journey through New York with Hank. I am enjoying exploring and meeting new friends.

    February 19, 2014

  • Rise

    Thank you Hank for an interesting, informative and fun (even though it was so cold!) walk. I had a great time and enjoyed the group's company as well.

    February 18, 2014

  • Nancy D.

    Thank you, Hank, for a great tour! We really enjoyed it and look forward to more.

    February 18, 2014

  • Hank O.

    Thanks to all who came out in the cold. Great photos Pauline!

    February 17, 2014

  • Pauline

    It was a nice walk and group of people. Hank did another strong job leading. If only, he could have turned up the temperature!

    2 · February 17, 2014

  • Stacy

    I wasnt expecting to get on and can't make this , darn, next one

    February 17, 2014

  • Hank O.

    Here's my mobile number:[masked]

    February 16, 2014

  • Robin

    Hi - I am giving up my spot since I am out of town and will not get back in time for the tour so some lucky person on the wait list can have it! Hope to join you all on the next one!

    February 16, 2014

  • Preetam S.

    Sorry to drop out. Hopefully make the next one

    February 16, 2014

  • Carla

    I have to cancel too. Something work related came up (on a holiday no less). Very sad to miss this, Hank. Hopefully, I'll be able to participate in the next one.

    February 16, 2014

  • Margo m.

    I too am disappointed...last minute babysitting. I was so looking forward, but will wait for next tour. Thx so much.

    February 16, 2014

  • Nancy D.

    I also forgot to select +plus 1 and tried to add it...then I got put on waitlist?

    February 15, 2014

  • Camille B.

    Hello, I forgot to select a + 1 when I RSVP , can I still bring a friend with me ? (I am on the first list)
    thanks!

    February 15, 2014

  • Marilyn

    I will have to cancel this tour. Was so looking forward to it. I would like attend another tour soon. Thanks hank!

    February 15, 2014

  • Mary

    I'm so disappointed I will have to miss it! Loking forward to attending another tour soon!

    February 15, 2014

  • Ann M.

    Bummed I have to miss it, but I hope the next person waiting can make it. Hope to join a future one. Have fun!

    February 15, 2014

  • Sara

    I cannot attend on Monday. Hopefully my removal from the waiting list will enable someone else to go. Enjoy!

    February 15, 2014

  • Paul L.

    Just found out I have to work on Monday so im out unfortunately so the good news is there is a space free ill take my name of the list. Have a great day Hank and guys, see you all at the next event

    February 14, 2014

  • Hank O.

    Just a reminder to please change your RSVP status if you are not able to attend on Monday, and again this will be a repeat for those of you who have been on prior Brooklyn Heights and historic lower Manhattan tours! Thank you.

    February 14, 2014

  • Michelle

    Oil

    February 12, 2014

  • Teri

    Sounds great but sadly, I can't join because I don't have Monday off. I'll keep an eye out for this one to run on a Saturday at some point.

    February 11, 2014

  • Paulette

    I've never made it to ANY of the groups Financial District tours but being far down on the wait list it doesn't look like I'll make it to this one either. Well...I'll just have to keep trying!

    January 30, 2014

  • Michelle

    Wish I saw this earlier. So disappointed that I'm on the waitlist. Again.

    January 30, 2014

  • PEGGY K.

    guess everyone knows u are back.. waiting list for this.. one..... shows, we all missed u Hank.. have a good day PeggyKelly

    January 30, 2014

  • Carla

    Wow! So excited for this tour!

    January 30, 2014

  • Marilyn

    looking forward to this Extravaganza!!!

    January 30, 2014

  • Hank O.

    Please note that if you have previously been to our Brooklyn Heights and Lower Manhattan walks covering Wall Street this tour will be repetitive so please give others a chance! Thanks!

    January 30, 2014

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