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Inside the Apple (Free Press) is available at bookstores and from online merchants:

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Public Walking Tours

Monday, May 26, 2014

At 12:30PM

Memorial Day Walking Tour

So, this is a little bit late notice, but on Monday, May 26, at 12:30pm, James will lead a jaunt around Lower Manhattan looking for remnants of the many wars in which New York and New Yorkers have played a prominent role. Last year, we focused solely on Alexander Hamilton and the American Revolution; this year, we’ll talk about everything from the First Anglo-Dutch War through the war in Afghanistan that’s still going on today. Popular sites like Bowling Green and Castle Clinton are on the itinerary, as well as more obscure sites. A splendid time is guaranteed for all.
 
THE DETAILS:
 
When: Monday, May 26, at 12:30pm for about 2 hours
 
Where: The meeting location will be emailed to you when you reserve
 
Cost: $20 per person or reserve an advance copy of Footprints in New York and pay just $30 for the tour and book combined. (The book sells for $20 at local bookstores, so this is a great deal!)
 
How to reserve: Email footprintsinnewyork@gmail.com with your name, # of people in your party, and if you want to reserve any books at the special price.
 
Hope to see you Monday -- and if you can’t come then, we are give a free talk at The National Arts Club on Tuesday, May 27, at 8pm. Details at www.footprintsinnewyork.com/events.html

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TOURS in Inside the Apple

Every story that we tell in Inside the Apple's 182 chapters is tied to a place that you can still visit today and we've included 14 self-guided walking tours of New York City so that you can take the book with you and explore the city's history up close.

 

          Tour 1: The Dutch, the English, and the Revolution in Downtown Manhattan

          Tour 2: Wall Street and Beyond

 

          Tour 3: The Civic Center and Brooklyn Heights

          Tour 4: The Five Points, Chinatown, and the Lower East Side

          Tour 5: Little Italy, NoLita, and SoHo

          Tour 6: Greenwich Village

          Tour 7: The East Village

          Tour 8: Gramercy Park, Madison Square, and Chelsea

          Tour 9: Midtown

          Tour 10: The Upper East Side

          Tour 11: The Upper West Side

          Tour 12: Central Park

          Tour 13: Morningside Heights

          Tour 14: Harlem and Upper Manhattan

We have also posted a "bonus" tour on our blog that explores Gilded Age architecture by Stanford White. You can download the tour at http://blog.insidetheapple.net/2009/06/walking-tour-of-stanford-whites-new.html

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In addition to special Inside the Apple tours, we continue to offer our regular complement of private walking tours. We offer over two dozen itineraries that range from the colonial history of the Financial District to the breathtaking townhouses of central Harlem.

 

For more information on all the tours we lead and how to book one for yourself, visit our tour website at www.walknyc.com.

 

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For information about our upcoming lectures and photographs from past tours and events, please visit our appearances page.

 

 

 

  

 

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