The tour stops at Bowling Green, where the U.S. custom house was renamed in honor of Alexander Hamilton
While many of you are snug in your beds in the wee hours of July 4, dreaming, perhaps, of your day to come at the beach, the golf club, or your home barbecue, I will be leading a 2 a.m. to 6 a.m. tour of Revolutionary War sites in Lower Manhattan.
Must be wondrously quiet at that time.
three of the most important Revolutionary War generals – Richard Montgomery (the Battle of Quebec), Alexander Hamilton (the Battle of Yorktown) and Horatio Gates (the Battle of Saratoga) – are buried in Lower Manhattan.
The map of the walking tour: I know the area fairly well, and recognize each of the spots on the map. Once I did a walking tour of my own in the general area, during the early morning of the work day (after 9, before noon), and took notes (one of my ideas for creating my own work, this one relating to constructing an annotated map).
Leaving the Gates gravesite, we then proceed to
Why do we take our walk so early in the morning? The short answer is that the tour was begun by the
Tour winds up at the Fraunces Tavern Museum.