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NYC Revolutionary War-Era Walking Tour provided by Patriot Tours

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NYC Revolutionary War-Era Walking Tour

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Overview
History enthusiasts can unpack the relationship between New York City, the Founding Fathers, and the Revolutionary War on this story-filled stroll through Lower Manhattan. Join your historian-guide, and follow in the footsteps of key historical figures. Highlights include standing where the Declaration of Independence was once read, visiting graves next to St. Paul’s Chapel, and checking out a currently-operating 18th-century eatery—Fraunces Tavern Museum.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    261 Broadway
    261 Broadway, New York, NY 10007, USA
    Broadway and Warren Street entrance to City Hall Park
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  • 1
    City Hall Park
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • 2
    St. Paul's Chapel
    Stop: 20 minutes
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  • 3
    The Oculus
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 4
    John Street United Methodist Church
    Stop: 10 minutes
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    Pass by
    Federal Reserve Bank of New York
  • 5
    Wall Street
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 6
    Fraunces Tavern Museum
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • You'll end at
    54 Pearl St
    54 Pearl St, New York, NY 10004, USA
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Highlights
  • History fans learn about New York's revolutionary past on this walking tour
  • Stroll New York's colonial streets, and learn about the American Revolution
  • Uncover New York history, from the Stamp Act to Washington’s inauguration
  • Enjoy a convenient mid-morning departure, and easy mobile ticketing included
Important Information
Departure Point
261 Broadway, New York, NY 10007, USA
Duration
2h 30m
Return Details
54 Pearl St, New York, NY 10004, USA
Inclusions
  • 2.5-hour walking tour
  • Local guide
Exclusions
  • Drinks
  • Food and drinks
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
  • Transportation to/from attractions
  • Entry/Admission - Fraunces Tavern Museum
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Not recommended for child aged 10 and under
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Mark E wrote a review Mar 2020
Salt Lake City, Utah51 contributions54 helpful votes
Karen totally made history come alive for me in lower Manhattan using the actual city as a living reminder of the past. Her stories (not dull facts) made present Manhattan dissolve to reveal the Revolutuonary era. She knows her stuff and how to engage the listener. The area
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Date of experience: March 2020
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pemat wrote a review Dec 2019
New York City, New York50 contributions4 helpful votes
As a lifelong New Yorker, it's sometimes hard to find new things to love about NYC - esp. in the cold of winter! But, I've recently been on a kick of learning more about Revolutionary War history, and Karen's tour is a well-researched, engaging, though-provoking journey through
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Response from Karen Q, Owner at NYC Revolutionary War-Era Walking Tour
Responded 7 Jan 2020
Thank-you! It's always great to show another NYer something they haven't seen before. - Karen
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marcellomac wrote a review Nov 2019
Wilton, Connecticut10 contributions12 helpful votes
Karen is a font of all knowledge of things relating to the events in New York before and during the Revolutionary War and of its citizens. The tour and her narrative put the events which led up to the war into perspective, and its is facscinating to put boots on the ground and
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Response from Karen Q, Owner at NYC Revolutionary War-Era Walking Tour
Responded 19 Nov 2019
Many, many thanks!
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827tammiec wrote a review Nov 2019
Boise, Idaho12 contributions17 helpful votes
We visited 14 states over a month's time, including NYC, Washington DC, Philadelphia and Nashville, the fall colors in New England, and a drive down the Blue Ridge Parkway. This tour, led by the incredible Karen Q of Patriot Tours, was our favorite tour of the entire trip.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Response from Karen Q, Owner at NYC Revolutionary War-Era Walking Tour
Responded 16 Nov 2019
Thank you for the wonderful review! I remember you and your mother and send my best to you. - Karen Q
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Jody H wrote a review Nov 2019
Big Canoe, Georgia13 contributions7 helpful votes
Having just read Atkinson’s first of three books on the Revolutionary War, this tour was the perfect way to bring his words to life. Our tour guide did a superb job of taking our group back to Revolutionary War times. She is a master story teller supplementing her talk with
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Response from Karen Q, Owner at NYC Revolutionary War-Era Walking Tour
Responded 15 Nov 2019
Thank you; I'm truly glad you enjoyed the tour. Atkinson's book is a great read! Highly recommended.
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newmexmeg .
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Interesting
Enjoyed Karen’s wealth of knowledge and enthusiasm for historical events. Great prologue for performance that night
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Inthesky1213
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If you love American History, this tour is for you!
My daughter and I felt extremely fortunate to stumble upon this walking tour with Karen Q when looking for things t
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Seroc99
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Hamilton and Burr Walking Tour
if you're even just the slightest bit interested in early american history this tour is great. Its a walking tour
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EMaclaren18
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Long-winded and biased
We were looking forward to this tour due to our keen interest in the life of Alexander Hamilton. However, we were d
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Roostersreview
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Tour guide Karen is the greatest
Karen( can’t remember her last name) Revolutionary war expert was a wealth of information. She had great insight i
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chrisnuch
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Best Historical Tour in NYC!
We have taken several of Karen's tours. It is a must for us when we are in NYC. They are incredibly well researched
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Robert S
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Thoroughly enjoyed the tour
Karen is a great guide, and really brought the history to life, making us feel like we were walking through early N
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Mariell M
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Amazing!!!
The Hamilton and Burr Walking Tour was amazing. Karen's enthusiasm is infectious and her extensive knowledge is awe
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Rieka L
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Exploring the historic sites of the Revolution! Awesome!
Really enjoyed the St. Paul's Chapel , the Federal Hall, Trinity Church Cemetery and Mausoleum. Karen was very fri
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Chantal S
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Tremendous walking Revolutionary history tour
Karen Q is a fantastic, entertaining and informative tour guide who gives you more early American history than I ev
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Alex T
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Aaron Burr - not all bad?
Enjoyable and informative "Burr/Hamilton" walking tour of Lower Manhattan with Karen. Wanted to do a private tour
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Lee L
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Excellent Tour (Culper Ring Tour)
This review is about the Revolutionary War Spies Tour Recently did my 3rd tour with Karen. I had previously done t
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Love vacation time
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Enjoyable
Enjoyed walking the streets of lower New York and learning about many historical events that shaped our early histo
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Kat S
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Wonderful Tour!
We took this tour this morning because we have watched the television series Turn. This was well worth it, Karen d
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Milomiller
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Well-organized glimpse of 19th century Manhattan
Karen did a great job of "walking" us through antebellum and Civil War New York City. Lots of interesting anecdote
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  • Duration: 2h 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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