August 24, 2020 ganyc

Ft. Tryon Park Walking Tour to Met Cloisters w/Cabrini Shrine

A 1.5 to 2 hour walking tour featuring the highlights of Fort Tryon Park with a bonus visit to the Cabrini Shrine next door. We will discuss the history of the park and surrounding area from pre-colonial times, through the Gilded Age to today. We will supplement our narrative with a selection of illustrations and photos. We offer an in-depth discussion of the major historical figures connected to the park such as: John D. Rockefeller, Sr.; Cornelius K.G. Billings; Margaret Corbin; Stan Michels; Frederick Law Olmstead,Jr.; Bette Midler; George Washington; General William Tryon; Louis Sherry; George Gray Barnard; Abby Rockefeller and Allison Wenger. Come see the Flower Capital of Manhattan along with stunning Hudson River Vistas while learning about The Battle of Fort Washington, the origin story of Fort Tryon Park and The Met Cloisters, and so much more..

TOUR COMPANY: Jim Ryan Tours

TOUR TYPE: walking, tour_led_by_ganyc_member,

Meets On: sundays, mondays, tuesdays, wednesdays, thursdays, fridays, saturdays,

Tour Duration: 2 hours

Tour Distance: 1.25 miles

Tour Includes: bottle of water

Language(s) Spoken: english,

Max # of Guests: 19

For more info or to book your tour: CLICK HERE

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TOUR COMPANY: Jim Ryan Tours

TOUR TYPE: walking, tour_led_by_ganyc_member,

Meets On: sundays, mondays, tuesdays, wednesdays, thursdays, fridays, saturdays,

Tour Duration: 2 hours

Tour Distance: 1.25 miles

Tour Includes: bottle of water

Language(s) Spoken: english,

Max # of Guests: 19

For more info or to book your tour: CLICK HERE