Walking Tour of New York's Historic South Street Seaport

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Photograph: Virginia Rollison

This tour is offered by Viator, a Time Out partner.

Uncover the historic South Street Seaport district and hear tales of the port's turbulent past on this walking tour. Stops include: Bridge Café, reputedly New York's oldest drinking establishment; the Paris Café, where Thomas Edison planned lower Manhattan's first electrical grid; Jeremy's Ale House, where 9/11 first responders took refuge; the Titanic Lighthouse, a memorial dedicated to those who lost their lives when the luxury liner sank; George Washington's first presidential mansion; and the origin of New York’s famous New Years Eve Ball Drop. Tours depart from Fulton at Pearl St.

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