Life & Death in Manhattan Walking Tour

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.

Main Features

  • 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

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Date: June 24

Time: 10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Cost: $34

Event Category:



Purefinder New York

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Staten Island Ferry