Explore America's Creative History on the Edgar Allan Poe Greenwich Village Walking Tour
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The last date listed for Edgar Allan Poe Greenwich Village Walking Tour was Friday December 28, 2012 / 2:00pm.
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Tour guide was very informative and clearly enjoyed sharing his knowledge of the history of this part of NYC , tour was well-paced and covered a reasonable distance. The others on tour (visitors from Europe) were somewhat surprised to have New Yorkers on the tour but living here doesn't mean you know the City's history. Highly recommend.
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Was disappointed with the tour guide. He was enthusiastic but wasn't very knowledgeable. When we and others asked questions most of the time he didn't know the answers. I've been on other tours and found them to know more about the area they were...continued
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I enjoyed the tour very much. Though only a very small portion dealt with Edgar Allen Poe the general history and tour of Greenwich Village was brilliant. We saw locations you would more than likely never visit as a typical tourist. I have been...continued
From Edgar Allan Poe to the Beat Generation poets, discover where American literature, painting, cinema, and modern music got their start. Named after the father of American poetry, this tour will explore the origins of the neighborhood that became the incubator for the art movements in the United States, from American literature and theater to stand-up comedy and classic rock.
This stroll through the winding, twisted streets of Greenwich Village takes you to sights including Washington Square, New York University, Sheridan Square, Our Lady of Pompeii Church, and the folk music clubs of Bleecker Street. For well over a century, “The Village” has nurtured struggling artists, writers and musicians from Edgar Allan Poe to the Beat poets to Bob Dylan. See where the Roosevelt’s used to romp and where Jazz and Ragtime got much of their start. The fun quality that is the village will be found in this historic tour.
Significant Attractions Include:
• Washington Square Park and Arch
• New York University
• Stonewall Inn
• Bleecker Street
• Rocco’s Pastry Shop
• Café Wha?
• MacDougal Street
• Sheridan Square
• Our Lady of Pompeii Church
• Home of Edgar Allen Poe