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Central Park Tour: Seneca Village

Sunday, October 20, 2013

12:00 p.m.1:00 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 must schedule a custom tour three weeks in advance at or (212) 360-2726.

Tours take place rain or shine, except in extreme weather conditions (heavy rain, sustained winds of 30mph or more, snowstorms, and a wind chill below 25 or heat index above 95 degrees).

For the latest information or to see more dates for this tour, check our calendar of events. Tour dates and times are subject to change without notice.



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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