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Anti-Revolutionary War Walking Tour - Lower Manhattan

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Netherland Monument

State Street

New York, NY 10004

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It is rare to hear the whole truth about New York City’s role in the Revolutionary War. It’s embarrassing. It’s problematic. It’s mostly forgotten—and for good reason. Even when it is mentioned by the occasional tour guide or random sign, it is still glossed over, finessed, and given the best possible spin, which isn’t much. The truth is that many, many New Yorkers supported the losing side. They didn’t necessarily approve of the way things had been going in the colony, but definitely didn’t want a revolution… and they were prepared to give everything to stop it. Join Bruce for a walking tour on Sunday, August 25 (just days before the 1776 Battle of Brooklyn anniversary!) through lower Manhattan of the Revolutionary War from the Loyalist perspective - an Anti-Revolutionary War tour.

It will tell the story of those who signed up to fight against Washington and the Rebels, of those who hoped for change through other means, of those who found their freedom by siding with the British. We will also tell the story of New York’s role as the as the Headquarters for British forces for the seven long years of the War and as the center of Loyalist support in America. We will walk through lower Manhattan and talk about the sites and people and stories from this often untold or hurried-over perspective and understand how precarious and precious the eventual rebel victory actually was.

NOTE: We walk rain or shine (aka bring an umbrella and a bottle of water). We meet at the Netherland Monument in Battery Park (near the corner of State St and Broadway).


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