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Pride in NYC Before Stonewall Walking Tour

26 Charlton St New York, NY 10014
800-717-9981  
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6
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5:30 PM
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13
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5:30 PM
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20
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5:30 PM
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27
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5:30 PM
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Pride in NYC Before Stonewall Walking Tour
Detail Duration: 120 to 150 minutes
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Pride in NYC Before Stonewall Walking Tour invites you to embark on the breathtaking journey through the pre-Stonewall era in New York City. Located in the heart of Manhattan's West Village, this tour will guide you through the fascinating LGBTQ+ historical sites, recount stories of heroism and sacrifice and showcase the local murals dedicated to LGBTQ+ community figures. From the iconic Stonewall Inn and Washington Square Park to other landmark events and places that shaped the LGBTQ+ rights movement, you will be enriched at every step of the journey.

Prepare to immerse yourself in the narrative of change and transformation on this personally guided tour expected to last approximately two hours. Suitable for all, the tour will cover approxiamately 1.5 miles of walking through the city, so we recommend wearing comfortable shoes. Along the route, you'll pass through Julius Bar, considered the oldest gay bar in New York City, and Mattachine Steps, known as the birthplace of the modern gay rights movement. You'll also visit Washington Square Park, which was a hub for early gay activism, and finish at the infamous Stonewall Inn, the epicenter of the 1969 Stonewall Riots. The highlights lie in the camaraderie fostered along the gritty streets of Manhattan and the feeling of being a part of a much larger narrative.

This tour has gained significant recognition since its inception for shedding light into the dark corners of LGBTQ+ history. The tour is conducted by expert guides who are immersed into NYC's LGBTQ+ history and are adept at sharing intriguing anecdotes and illuminating forgotten history. The stories woven around the Stonewall riots, the groundbreaking LGBTQ+ establishments, and the brave figures who fueled the movement not only uncover a vital part of NYC's history but also celebrate the spirit of resilience and the unwavering quest for rights and recognition.

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 Stop at  West Village Neighborhood
Experience the timeless charm of New York city in the idyllic West Village neighborhood. This historic quarter, cloaked in quaint cobblestone streets, is home to stunning brownstones and offers a vibrant blend of culture, arts, and dining. Lose yourself in its myriad of trendy boutiques, bohemian coffee shops, eclectic eateries, and iconic landmarks. The West Village is less about the hustle and more about indulging in the quintessential NYC lifestyle!

In summary, the Pride in NYC Before Stonewall Walking Tour is ideal for those curious about the untold stories and unsung heroes of the LGBTQ+ movement in New York City. This walking tour promises a compelling and vibrant exploration through a lesser-known yet deeply significant chapter of NYC history. This isn't just a tour; it's a step back in time, a palpable connection to the past, and an eye-opening reminder of the strides taken towards LGBTQ+ rights and acceptance. Step into history and discover an NYC you may not have known but will never forget.
 


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