Private Jewish Colonial History in New York City

For anyone interested in the American Jewish experience, this tour explore the origin story of a community that has been contributing to the American story since the earliest days of colonization. Later American Jewish history is much more heavily explored, but seldom to we explore the stories of the first Jews to the continent, the first synagogue, and the Jews of the Revolution.

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2 hours 30 minutes


Hotel pickup available


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  • What's included :
    • Private and experienced tour guide
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Castle Clinton National Monument, 26 Wall St Battery Park, New York City, NY 10005-1996

    At Castle Clinton, we'll learn the history of the fort (built for the War of 1812) and it's role as an immigration hub in NYC from 1855-1890. Today, this is where tickets are sold for Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: National Museum of the American Indian, 1 Bowling Grn, New York City, NY 10004-1415

    This glorious structure was built as a Customs House, but was also the site of the first fort built to defend the Dutch colony of New Amsterdam.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: New York Stock Exchange, 20 Broad St, New York City, NY 10005-2601

    We'll see the epicenter of the American financial system, as well as the Fearless Girl statue that boldly confronts the giant structure.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Federal Hall, 26 Wall St, New York City, NY 10005-1996

    The site where George Washington was inaugurated as the first President of the United States, where the Bill of Rights was ratified, and where the first Congress sat.

    Duration: 25 minutes

    Stop At: The National 9/11 Memorial & Museum, 180 Greenwich St World Trade Center, New York City, NY 10007-0089

    A visit to Lower Manhattan has to include a stop at the 911 Memorial.

    Duration: 15 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    National Museum of the American Indian, 1 Bowling Green, New York, NY 10004, USA
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 11/18/2019 - 11/30/2020
    Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    12/1/2020 - 11/30/2021
    Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
    Return Detail :
    First Shearith Israel Graveyard, Chatham Square Cemetery, 55 - 57 St James Pl, New York, NY 10038, USA
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by Cicerone Travel

Activity ID: V-142869P1

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