Discover more than four centuries of life and death in Manhattan with a tour of Battery Park, the Financial District, Tribeca, the Civic Center, and Chinatown.
Find out about New York City’s indigenous Lenape burial sites
Discover the quarrels of New Amsterdam over burial space and new arrivals
Learn about the British prisons for American Patriots during the Revolutionary War
Hear about Manhattan’s riots, epidemics, and crucial changes in legislation
Peer at the islands of New York Harbor, forgotten burial grounds, a Manhattan jail, and a busy funeral industry street
Meeting point: Outside the doors of Manhattan’s Staten Island Ferry Terminal at 4 Whitehall Street (under the word “STATEN” in the “STATEN ISLAND FERRY” SIGN above the entrance).
Tour length: 2.5-hours