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Battery Park
Intersection of State, Broadway and Battery Park place 1 Bowling Green New York, NY 10004
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4.5 / 5 Rated by 4 members
Review from nanselmo
3 events 1 review

Very fun and we learned a lot of new things about NYC. However, you only have 2 hours to complete this so I definitely suggest going back another afternoon to read and enjoy the locations at a more leisurely pace.

reviewed Jul 02 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from thedsh
6 events 1 review

While the event started off bumpy (there are TWO flagpoles in Battery Park and the contact person for Watson seemed less than knowledgable about this)...and because of being late we didn't get to start on time or have the pleasure of joining with...continued

reviewed Jul 02 2011 report as inappropriate
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July 2, 2011: *The Revolutionary New York Scavenger Hunt:** *It’s a special Fourth of July edition of the Scavenger Hunt! Discover downtown sites where the Founding Fathers battled the Brits—and each other. Highlights include Alexander Hamilton’s grave, Federal Hall (where Washington was inaugurated), the street where Jefferson lived (and brokered the deal to move the nation’s capital to Washington, D.C.), Fraunces Tavern (where Washington bid farewell to his officers and where Hamilton worked as Secretary of the Treasury), a place where Washington slept, Bowling Green (with a fence bearing the scars of patriot fervor), a former hanging ground, a bank founded by Aaron Burr, Battery Park, singe marks from the great fire of 1776 and more. It’s a great, fast-paced tour of the Wall Street area.

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