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Summer on the Husdon: Monuments Tour of Riverside Park

Saturday, August 13, 2022

10:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.

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The New York Historical Society and Summer on the Hudson partner for a monuments tour of Riverside Park, an Olmstead gem and one of New York City’s Scenic Landmarks. Join us for a guided walk along Riverside Drive that highlights the park’s development as well as its historic and commemorative monuments.

The South Tour begins at the 72nd Street park entrance and proceeds north. The North Tour begins at the 122nd Street General Grant National Memorial and proceeds south. Each tour is approximately 1.5 miles and will involve some hills. Wear comfortable shoes. Space is limited and registration is required.

August 13 | South Tour | Register Here
August 14 | North Tour | Register Here

Know Before You Go
For everyone's safety, we are asking all participants to observe the following guidelines:

  • Please wear a mask
  • All individuals should maintain social distancing of six feet during programming, regardless of vaccination status
  • Wash your hands before attending a program
  • Stay home if you are sick
  • Additionally, we encourage participants to bring their own hand sanitizer and water bottles to our programs.

Location

W 72nd Street and Riverside Drive in Riverside Park
Manhattan
Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

Summer on the Hudson,

Contact Number

(212) 870-3089

Contact Email

summeronthehudson@gmail.com

Categories

History, Tours, Waterfront

Related Information

Directions to Riverside Park

Know Before You Go

Marinas
West 79th Street Boat Basin

The 79th Street Boat Basin marina is currently closed. No vessel dockage, moorage, anchorage or launch services are available. The marina will be dredged and reconstructed to modern codes and standards. The marina is anticipated to reopen in 2025.

Related inquiries may be sent to boatbasin@parks.nyc.gov

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