Alexander Hamilton Walking Tour of Colonial Manhattan


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What You'll Get

Our Revolutionary spirit still lives in New York. Your guide will take you to where Alexander Hamilton drilled with Revolutionary Soldiers, where the Son’s of Liberty erected Liberty Poles, where Patriots fought the British prior to the Boston Massacre, and to America’s First War Memorial. We can even still see the destruction left behind by our patriot brothers after the Reading of the Declaration of Independence.

 We will discuss the important events that occurred as we stand by the site where Alexander Hamilton:

  • Confiscated the canons and the fight with the British began
  • Spoke about LIberty to the public for the first time
  • Stopped Mob rule from offending our cause of liberty
  • Dined with Washington, Adams, Knox, Jefferson and others
  • Wrote the Federalist papers
  • Convinced Madison and Jefferson to support the Assumption Act
Other highlights include:
  • Opportunity to view the "room where it happened" at the Thomas Jefferson’s Residence
  • Revisiting George Washington's inauguration as President
  • Learning where the first US Congress met and what they accomplished
  • Seeing where Aaron Burr worked.
  • Viewing where President Washington resided and Thomas Jefferson and Aaron Burr’s Law Office
  • Learning about all the important places where Alexander Hamilton spent time in the area.
  • Learning about the cultural significance of 18th century life as we see the actual remains of a Colonial Prison, Water Well and Tavern from the 1600s.

This is a rare opportunity to learn about the creation of the United States from a man that was instrumental in its creation. Learn about the reasons behind the actions of our Revolutionary forefathers. Reinforce your knowledge concerning the events that created our great nation. Appreciate how an illegitimate boy of Scottish descent became the embodiment of the American dream as he demonstrated foresight, wit, courage, and intellect throughout his life. Hamilton, more than any other person, demonstrated the American self-determination that not only determined his fate but that of the country he helped create. You will have an opportunity to ask questions to Alexander Hamilton throughout and at the end of the tour.  The best teacher of history is one who has lived it. Your guide is a native New Yorker and a professional Colonial reenactor featured in numerous movies and educational publications.

To ensure the highest quality of touring experience, we make available a professional quality personal wireless audio receiver and headphones to all participants. A government issued photo ID or deposit is necessary to secure the wireless receiver and headphones. You may use your own headphones in our wireless receiver. We want to make sure that you hear every word of the wit and wisdom of Alexander Hamilton on the best Historical Tour of New York City.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Any child rate applies only when sharing with a paying adult. Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Wheelchair accessible, subject to local construction changes.
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund.
  • Check the weather reports on the day of the tour; if there is a chance of rain, please bring your own umbrella. Tour is subject to cancellation due to severe weather. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund.
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved through the streets of Lower Manhattan. Not recommended for participants with heart complaints or other serious medical conditions.
  • For sunny days, be sure to bring a hat, comfortable walking shoes and a bottle of water
  • Optional headsets are available with the security of a photo ID or $60 deposit. The participant is responsible to hand back to receiver and headset in working order in order to retrieve deposit or ID. Customer agrees to pay the $60 replacement fee if damaged due to abuse or negligence.
  • Alexander Hamilton is your personal Guide to New York
  • Professional Licensed Local NYC Tour Guide
  • Professional Colonial Reenactor portraying Alexander Hamilton
  • Optional Headsets to hear the guide clearly (photo ID required)
  • 2.5 Hour Fully Narrated Walking Tour of Colonial Manhattan

  • Gratuities (recommended)

Departure Point
City Hall (location provided on voucher)

Departure Time
10:00am every Sunday

2 hours 30 minutes

Return Details
Trinity Church

Voucher Info
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