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Seneca Village

Saturday, July 27, 2013

2:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.

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Established on land that would become part of Central Park, Seneca Village was Manhattan’s first known community of African-American property owners. Learn about the history of the village and the people who lived there. The route involves moderate inclines and a few stairs. 

Note: Groups of seven or more people must call (212) 360-2726 or email to schedule a custom tour.


85th Street and Central Park West in Central Park
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Central Park Conservancy

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(212) 772-0288

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