History

Travel back in time with these history walks and lectures. Learn about the city's epic past, and visit some of its less-known relics. Want to learn more? Visit our Parks History page.

History Events

Sunday, January 17, 2021

Jan17

Historic New York: Fort Totten

at Fort Totten Visitor Center (in Fort Totten Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
A pristine stretch surrounding a preserved Civil War fortress, Fort Totten Park provides a fascinating glimpse into New York's past.
Free!

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Sunday, January 24, 2021

Jan24

Historic New York: Isham Park

at Isham Street and Seaman Avenue (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Come join the Urban Park Rangers to explore the Inwood nature, geology, and history of Isham Park.
Free!

Saturday, January 30, 2021

Jan30

Historic New York: Central Park

at West 72nd and Central Park West (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This program will focus on the history behind New York City's most iconic urban space: Central Park.
Free!

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