New Amsterdam Walking Tour

at Brooklyn Brainery - Financial District

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$25 6 seats left
Start Date:

Sat, Nov 16, 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Location:
Financial District, Manhattan
Battery Park
New York, New York 10004
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The tour meets just outside Castle Clinton National Monument in Battery Park.
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 12

What you'll learn in this history lesson:

On this walking tour, we’ll discover the life of pirates and prostitutes living in the scrappy Dutch colony of New Amsterdam, long before New York was New York. Step into the wooden shoes of the early settlers and see what life was like being an employee rather than a colonist.

Based on exciting new research taking place over the last 35 years, we’ll show you a brand new side of this brave new world like you’ve never seen before. From Native American raids, to the origin of the cookie, to everyone’s least favorite peg-legged governor, you’ll see it all.

We start this tour at Castle Clinton National Monument in Battery Park, the Southern most tip of Manhattan, and then work our way up to Wall Street, exploring everything in between!

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Refund Policy
If you're looking for a refund or class credit, you need to back out of the class a full week before it starts. (No exceptions!) We know it's draconian, but since we aren't charging an arm and a leg and have to buy all our materials in advance, it's kinda hard to deal with last-minute bailings.

We also can't transfer registrations to a future session of the class. Sorry!

Instead of dropping out if you have a schedule conflict, a better idea is to ask around and see if any of your friends want the spot. We can't give you a refund less than a week out, even if there's a wait list for the class. 

Regarding bad weather, we generally only cancel classes if the subway system stops running. If traveling during snowstorms might be an issue for you, please take this into account before registering for a class.  

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Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
1:00pm - 3:00pm Jonathan and Alex 1 $25

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