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Boats, Balls, Bikes & Blades

Sunday, February 17, 2013

12:30 p.m.1:45 p.m.

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Fondly recollect the early decades of baseball, recall ladies riding sidesaddle along the bridle paths, envision the thrill of ice skating and boating on the Lake, cross the finish line of the NYC Marathon, and more.  Learn how tastes in recreation have changed since the mid-19th century and how the Park has been changed to mirror those tastes.

Groups of seven or more people should call (212) 360-2726 or email tours@centralparknyc.org to schedule a custom tour.

Accessibility level: Easy to negotiate; paths and few stairs - mostly accessible to people with disabilities.

Location

Outside the Dairy Gift Shop in Central Park
Manhattan
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Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

Central Park Conservancy

Contact Number

(212) 794-4064

Contact Email

tours@centralparknyc.org

Categories

Nature, History, Tours

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