Millions made their way to America in the mid to late Nineteenth Century, searching for a better life.
Many would plant roots on the Lower East Side of New York, making it one of the most densely populated neighborhoods in the World. Learn about their struggles, as they transitioned to a new way of life, in this strange new land.
Walk through this former rural and bucolic area of the 18th Century, that has gone through numerous transitions; A neighborhood of struggling immigrants, successful merchants, and young hipsters.
Lower Manhattan Tour
The Dutch came in the early 1600's and transformed this Native American region into a bustling colony.
Within the first 25 years of settlement, close to 20 different languages would be spoken here.
Walk the streets and learn the history of this small colony, that would be taken over by the British, and spark a revolution by its "American" inhabitants seeking freedom and democracy.
Central Park Walk
On this tour, we will explore the rich history of this beautiful park that spans 843 acres in the middle of one of the busiest cities in the world.
The Central Park Zoo, Delacorte Clock, and the Arsenal, are a few of the iconic spots in this man-made green space haven, that we will stop by along the way and become familiar with their history.
We will stroll along Literary Walk, north to Bethesda Fountain, to learn the story of its significance, as we appreciate its beauty.
After a short hike through the Ramble, our tour will end at Belvedere Castle.
Fifth Avenue Millionaires' Row Tour
Stroll up Fifth Avenue and learn about the wealthiest New Yorkers - their private clubs, the luxury hotels they frequented, and see how they changed this neighborhood from a "farmland "to Millionaires' Rows," soon after the creation of Central Park in the 1860's.
We will walk up the Avenue and discuss how the "Rich and Famous" of the 19th Century changed New York forever.