Announcing "NYC Revolutionary Trail"

Gotham Center for New York City History

This article originally appeared on The Gotham Center for New York City History website.

The Gotham Center is proud to announce the launch of NYC Revolutionary Trail, its first multimedia walking tour. This 90-minute jaunt through lower Manhattan details New York City's experience with the American Revolution from 1763 to 1789. Each stop provides audio narration with site information, character profiles, select video, and links to a far bigger library of text and imagery online, for a “choose your own adventure” model of self-guided tourism. Here you’ll learn about some of the period’s most famous characters and events — and many others that are far less known, for a trip that will challenge the knowledge of even the most ardent buff. You'll find several lessons plans for classroom use, too, plus a scavenger hunt and trail guide. Read more...