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Private Walking Tour: Jewish Colonial History in New York City

1 Bowling Green New York, NY 10004
800-717-9981  
Private Walking Tour: Jewish Colonial History in New York City
Detail Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Private Walking Tour: Jewish Colonial History in New York City Schedule Schedule
Private Walking Tour: Jewish Colonial History in New York City
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Pedestrians are enjoying a walk on the Brooklyn Bridge at sunset with the Manhattan skyline in the backgroundPedestrians are enjoying a walk on the Brooklyn Bridge at sunset with the Manhattan skyline in the backgroundPedestrians are enjoying a walk on the Brooklyn Bridge at sunset with the Manhattan skyline in the backgroundPedestrians are enjoying a walk on the Brooklyn Bridge at sunset with the Manhattan skyline in the background

Welcome to the Private Walking Tour: Jewish Colonial History in New York City. Get ready to take a step back in time through Lower Manhattan's winding alleys on this two-hour walking tour, tracing the city's historical Jewish legacy. You'll learn about the settlers who made the city their home from the mid-1600s to the early 1800s, who left an indelible mark on the country's early history.

This walking tour takes you on a historical journey through the financial district, where you'll visit key landmarks like the first synagogue established in New York City in 1730 and Shearith Israel, the oldest Jewish congregation in America. Alongside the tour guide, you'll explore the first merchant shops in the city and the lively markets where Jewish traders would sell their goods.

During the two-hour tour, your guide will paint a vivid picture of the community's early years, from the German and Dutch settlers' arrival to the influx of Eastern European Jews at the turn of the 20th century. Embark on a fascinating journey that showcases the immigrant story and how these settlers struggled to find a better life for themselves and their families.

Immerse yourself in the historical significance of these landmarks and learn how the Jewish community adapted to life in a new world. You'll also get a chance to see how the city has evolved and how a once small community is now a vital part of the cosmopolitan city.

This tour is excellent for history lovers who want to explore New York City's rich and diverse past. With the knowledgeable guide, you'll gain a deeper understanding of the Jewish community's historical significance and learn how the city has evolved over the years. Don't miss out on the opportunity to experience this fascinating glimpse into our nation's past.

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 Stop at  Castle Clinton National Monument
Enticing history buffs and curious travelers alike, Castle Clinton National Monument is a refuge of tranquility amidst New York City's vibrant chaos. This sandstone fort is peered into the past, offering engrossing tales of America's transformation over centuries.
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 Stop at  Federal Hall Museum in New York
Step into Federal Hall Museum in New York, where every corner echoes a different chapter from America's past. Admire the architectural grandeur, encompassing important epochs such as the establishment to the democratic republic.
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 Stop at  National Museum of the American Indian
Housed in the neoclassically grand Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, New York's National Museum of the American Indian invites visitors to wander through centuries of Native American heritage. Dive deep into intimate narratives echoed in thousands of timeless artifacts, evocative art, and impactful films, offering you a journey through a vivid tapestry of cultural history that is not just seen, but felt.
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 Stop at  New York Stock Exchange in New York, NY
Paint a visage of capitalism's arena – the New York Stock Exchange. The epicentre of vast global exchanges, it's where fortunes are made, dreams are shattered, and destinies are woven. Experience the unique frenzy of life on Wall Street.
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 Stop at  The National 9/11 Memorial & Museum
Let your heart be moved by the poignant National 9/11 Memorial Museum. A solemn reminder of the past displaying the resilience of mankind, the museum allows you to take an emotional journey through the events of September 11, 2001.

In summary, the Private Walking Tour: Jewish Colonial History in New York City is a must-do for anyone looking to explore the city's rich history. Take in over two hours of fascinating insight into early colonization and learn how the Jewish community adapted to American life. Join us for an illuminating journey through one of New York City's most historic neighborhoods, sure to create memories that will last a lifetime.


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