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Death in New York Walking Tour

May 19, 2 pm5 pm.
Trace more than four centuries of life and death in New York City on the Death in New York tour (based on the book Death in New York) via Battery Park, the Financial District, Tribeca, the Civic Center, and Chinatown.

Main Features:

Find out about the 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 New York’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


4 Whitehall Street
New York, NY 10004 United States