NYC Slavery and the Underground Railroad Tour
Follow the Freedom Trail in New York! Learn the exciting history of how a band of brave men and women formed the networks that become the Underground Railroad. Visit an archeological site and memorial dedicated to the memory of enslaved Africans in colonial America. View a former station that was part of the Underground Railroad. Learn about the riots, revolts and dramatic escapes that occurred during American slavery. Listen to tales of courage and triumph and discover the stories of real New Yorkers who risked their lives and properties to help people escape American Slavery.
High-Season Availability (Apr 1 – Oct 31): Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 1pm in English.
Low-Season Availability (Nov, Dec, & Mar): Saturdays at 1pm in English.
Duration: 2.5 hours
Meeting place: In front of the Museum of the American Indian [located at 1 Bowling Green, New York, NY 10004].
Ending location: Broadway [between Reade Street and Duane Street]