New York City Freedom Trail, Slavery & Underground Railroad Tour Instant Confirmation

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Join this unique walking tour following the Freedom Trail in NYC and discover the people and networks who saved so many people from the American slave trade.

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Follow the Freedom Trail in New York City as your professional guide shares the exciting history of a band of brave men and women who formed the networks that became the Underground Railroad. Follow along and visit an archaeological site and memorial dedicated to the memory of enslaved Africans in colonial America and even a former station that was part of the Underground Railroad. From the riots, revolts and dramatic escapes to tales of courage and triumph, you will discover the stories of real New Yorkers who risked their lives to help those affected by the American slave trade.
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Adult (Age 12 & over)
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Child (Age 5-11)
USD 28.00
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Infant (Age 0-4)
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Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 35.00
USD 35.00
Child (Age 5-11)
USD 28.00
USD 28.00
Infant (Age 0-4)
free
free
  • Duration: 3 hour(s)
  • Available: Wed, Fri, Sat
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Guide
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  • 12:45 Meet Your Guide In Font of the Museum of the American Indian
  • 13:00 First Slave Market
    AoYgEAPszjykgeANoPyLYWF-YIugu70OrRE_nBMkMjk The tour starts with a visit to New York City's first slave market. Upon your arrival at the historic landmark, learn about the history of slavery during the colonial years of the city. Throughout the tour, listen to the stories of revolts and triumphs during the legendary era of American slavery.
  • Underground Railroad
    AoYgEAPszjykgeANoPyLYWF-YIugu70OrRE_nBMkMjk Then, discover the famous, hidden gem that is the Underground Railroad, a network of secret routes and safe houses which a group of brave men and women formed during the early-to-mid 18th century to escape into the free states and to Canada.
  • African Burial Ground Memorial
    AoYgEAPszjykgeANoPyLYWF-YIugu70OrRE_nBMkMjk Finally, stop by the archaeological site and memorial dedicated to the memories of all enslaved Africans and New Yorkers who died to escape slavery. Today, it is deemed as a momentous tribute to all African and African American Cemetery in NYC.
  • 15:30 Check-out at Broadway between Duane and Reade Streets
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Restriction(s)
    • Participants must be able to comfortably walk over pavement for an hour or more.
    • This activity is wheelchair accessible.
    • Children of all ages can participate in this activity.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • Printed VELTRA voucher
    • Bottled water
    • Walking shoes
    • Camera
    • Sweatshirt / light jacket
Additional Note(s)
    • Gratuity is not included in the price.
    • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
    • The activity provider does not assume any responsibility for your valuables and/or personal belongings.
    • The tour guide has full discretion to refuse service to customers based on attire, behavior, physical fitness and condition.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
    • You can book a maximum of 26.
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Duration 3 hour(s)
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