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New York City parks are now open. We continue to urge caution in parks under wintry conditions: parks paths can be slippery, snow cover can cover frozen lakes and bodies of water, and branches may have fallen. If you see a fallen branch call 311.

Some recreation centers will open from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. today with limited staffing.

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Central Park Tour: Seneca Village

Sunday, September 8, 2013

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.

Please note: This event has already taken place. Please use the Search options on the right to find upcoming events.

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 tours@centralparknyc.org to schedule a custom tour.

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).

Tour dates and times are subject to change without notice.  For the latest information, check our Events Calendar.

Location

85th Street and Central Park West in Central Park
Manhattan
Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

Central Park Conservancy

Contact Number

(212) 772-0288

Contact Email

tours@centralparknyc.org

Categories

Education, History, Tours

Directions to Central Park

Central Park Weather

  • Wed
    Becoming Sunny
    30°F
  • Thu
    Increasing Clouds
    33°F
  • Fri
    Chance Light Snow
    34°F
  • Sat
    Sunny
    21°F

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