2 miles slow walking for about 2.5 hours. We will start with the Revolutionary War at a monument of George Washington and the Marquis de Lafayette, and we will end with the Civil War at Grant’s Tomb. In between we will see most of the academic institutions clustered in this lovely neighborhood, along with its parks (Morningside and Sakura), churches (St. John the Divine and Riverside), and beautiful apartment buildings. We will see public art at the Peace Fountain, on Columbia campus and on benches behind Grant’s Tomb. Meeting Place 10:15AM: Cafeine, 2124 Frederick Douglass Blvd. (8th Avenue) between 114th and 115th. Heavy rain cancels. Leader: Leigh Hallingby. [masked] or call[masked] to confirm. Nonmembers: $3.