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History Tour: Dancing for Eels

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.

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A walking (and boating) history of New York’s 19th century Port Culture. From the busking of black slaves to intercultural mix-ups, to Fred Astaire's uptown tap dancing, New York's intermingled street life has had a formative influence on American high and low culture.

Guides: John Kuo Wei Tchen & Cynthia Copeland, Historians.

This tour will start in Brooklyn Bridge Park and take the East River Ferry leaving guests on the Manhattan side.

This tour requires that you RSVP here.


Old Fulton Street and Furman Street
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