Start at the Liberty Pole on The Common.
Why did a pole stuck in the ground become a source of growing discord between the colonists and the British?
Visit St. Paul's Chapel.
The site of our nation's first Presidential inaugural service. Hear about the "Liberty Printer" buried in the graveyard and what he did to earn a place in history.
Stop at Trinity Church.
Visit the graves of Founding Fathers, Sons of Liberty, Military Commanders, and two Treasury Secretaries.
Stand at the colonial shoreline of the East River and envision the approaching British Fleet, with so many ships that their masts were thick as a forest.
(See historic tour route for more.) Please note that the route might vary,
depending on weather conditions.
Tour size is limited!
We limit our groups to 10 on weekdays and 16 on weekends. This allows your guide to give you individual attention if you have questions, want to discuss something in-depth while walking between stops, or with other needs like finding a restroom.
Please read this important note about our schedule.
We Give Private Tours
You choose the date, time, length and tour and we'll do the rest. Reasonably priced.
We can accommodate up to 30 people at group rates.
Great for classes and homeschoolers studying NY history!!!
Call us at (917)716-4908 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for info.
Please note: Tour days & times are changing in April.
Walk through historic lower Manhattan with us. Our licensed tour guide will weave a vivid and compelling tale of NYC life in the 1770s.
Hear about the feuding families and political intrigues that pit neighbor against neighbor, patriot against loyalist.
Listen to stories about real people who lived, worked and ultimately fought for a dream of freedom.
Learn about NYC's beginnings and its strategic role in the American Revolution.
Many of the city's oldest landmarks can't be seen from a tour bus or aren't marked. Our tours will make sure you don't miss them!
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Gen. George Washington made his headquarters on Broadway.
Battles were fought on Manhattan Island.
NYC was under martial law, occupied by the British Army.
The Royal Printer was a spy for the colonists.
NYC was the nation's first capitol.
The right to a free press was the result of a legal dispute between two New Yorkers.
NEW YORK: The military prize of 1776!
Where did the British commander General Howe have the best opportunity to end the rebellion?
Where was the largest battle fought?
When and where was the first military submarine used in America?
Which city had the most culturally diverse population of the colonies in the 1770's?
NEW YORK, of course!
OUR OTHER TOURS:
Civil War Era Tour
Lower Manhattan Architecture Tour