- 3 hours
- Product Type
- Trinity Church
- Fraunces Tavern
- Bowling Green
- Federal Hall
During this three-hour walking tour, you'll immerse yourself in the rich history of the late colonial period, discover pivotal New York City battles during the Revolutionary War, and engage in discussions about Alexander Hamilton's integral part in shaping the United States government. his exploration will shed light on the profound influence that this period continues to exert on the identity of modern-day America.
Imagine Alexander Hamilton, born in the West Indies and orphaned at 13, arriving in the colonies in 1772. He swiftly immerses himself in politics, enlisting in the militia and later assuming the role of Washington's chief of staff during the war. Now, as you stand at the present Museum of the American Indian site, you'll explore Hamilton's immigrant journey and contemplate the rich tapestry of diverse communities that helped shape the United States.
The Revolutionary War and 1776
This period witnessed critical milestones like the convening of the Second Continental Congress and the decisive Battle of Yorktown, where Hamilton's role was nothing short of indispensable. You'll delve into Hamilton's remarkable friendships with luminaries such as Marquis de Lafayette and John Laurens, exploring their profound impact on the war effort and their significant contributions to the colony's ultimate quest for independence from Great Britain.
Becoming the United States of America
Our tour generally starts near Battery Park in Lower Manhattan and concludes near City Hall Park and the U.S. Treasury. Detailed meeting point directions and a 24-hour contact number for any last-minute issues will be provided in your confirmation email.
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