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Hamilton & Washington in New York City: Secrets of the Past

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    Stop At: Revolutionary Tours NYC, New York City, NY 10023

    You'll hear stories, letters, speeches and see paintings and maps from the time. This is an immersive tour for lovers of United States’ history and the musical Hamilton! The highly-rated tour is conducted by a licensed New York City tour guide with over 20 years of experience. You will gain greater insight and understanding of the people, events and situations.

    Through fascinating stories along our engaging walk in the Hamilton & Washington Walking Tour NYC, you’ll be drawn into the past as you learn about:
    • The earlier North American war that led to the epic Revolutionary War
    • The first New York reading of the Declaration of Independence on July 9, 1776, and the mob protest that followed
    • George Washington’s daring and miraculous nighttime river escape
    • The famous tavern where Washington had a moving farewell gathering
    • The lies and deception of Washington, the great “spymaster”
    • The moving inauguration of George Washington
    • Alexander Hamilton’s prolific 100,000 words in the Federalist Papers that secured ratification of the Constitution
    • The resting place of Alexander Hamilton and his wife Eliza
    • The splendid 18th-century chapel where Washington attended services
    • The letters behind the infamous duel with Vice President Aaron Burr

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    This is a Lower Manhattan walking tour. The actual meeting place will be given once you book your tour.

    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: St. Paul's Chapel, 209 Broadway b/t Fulton Street & Vesey Street, New York City, NY 10007-2977

    See this historic church built in 1766 from the outside.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Pass By: Fraunces Tavern Museum, 54 Pearl St, New York City, NY 10004-4300

    This is the tavern where George Washington bade farewell to his officers after Evacuation Day. You will see the building from outside on the tour. We do not go inside.

    Stop At: Federal Hall, 26 Wall St, New York City, NY 10005-1996

    It is generally closed on weekends except for some Saturdays in the summer and certain holidays. When it is open the tour usually goes inside to walk through. When it is closed, we stop in front to discover the location's importance in United States' history.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, 1 Bowling Green, New York, NY 10004, USA

    We see the building from outside on the tour but discover the importance of the building and site.

    Duration: 15 minutes
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    Reviewed 6 days ago

    This tour was certainly a worthwhile experience for me and my daughter. Bruce’s knowledge and passion for the subject also made it that more interesting and enjoyable.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Quest570326
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    This tour was an excellent experience. Our guide - Bruce definently knew his subject! This is a hidden gem for history geeks, those who love NYC or anyone who wants to know more about Hamilton's background. I'm a history geek and was with my history...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank djy619
    BruceR1496, Owner at Revolutionary Tours NYC, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

    Many thanks for your recommendation. I'm so glad you and your history teacher niece enjoyed the tour. I hope to see you again on another tour. Bruce

    Reviewed 17 July 2019

    Bruce is fantastic! There were many people on the tour but he made it feel very personal and spent time with each of us and answered all our questions. His knowledge and passion about the topic is exceptional! We learned so much. One of the...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank tanhope
    BruceR1496, Owner at Revolutionary Tours NYC, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

    Thank you very much for your review. It's such a joy to have people like you on the tour. I hope to see you again on another tour. Bruce

    Reviewed 16 July 2019

    Over the July 4th long weekend I had the absolute pleasure to do the Hamilton/Washington tour with Bruce; I consider myself an American Revolutionary war buff having studied many aspects of the events leading up to that struggle and the war itself; I must say...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank NWNYC
    BruceR1496, Owner at Revolutionary Tours NYC, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2019

    So pleased that you enjoyed the tour and that you found me "all over it." That's what I strive for! Thank you for your wonderful feedback and for your recommendation. Bruce

    Reviewed 7 July 2019 via mobile

    Visiting my son in NYC, we took this tour on the 4th of July! It was fantastic and Bruce is a wonderful tour guide! So knowledgeable and informative, he went above and beyond. I’ve taken several historical tours in Boston, but this tour stands out...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Flybird22
    BruceR1496, Owner at Revolutionary Tours NYC, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2019

    Thank you so much for your review and your recommendation! I'm so glad you enjoyed it. I hope to see you again the next time you visit New York. Bruce

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