Learn History Where the Events Occurred
Learn history from a personal stories while walking in the actual areas where the events occurred.
For those interested in the LGBT History Tour in Greenwich Village, Manhattan, you will be led personally by Rick Landman, one of the early pioneers of the LGBT Rights Movement. You can click on the icon below to read more about the most popular Tour for college as well as high school students. Past groups included "Gay-Straight Alliances", professional groups wanting an outdoor experience for their staff, and even private parties. The lecture that goes along with this Walking Tour can have many variations and be modified for your group. The talk incorporates the greater struggle for Civil Rights and Rick relates what it was like growing up in NYC in the 1960's as a gay child of Holocaust Survivors.
There are also several Tours in Lower Manhattan. The one in Greenwich Village focuses on Urban Renewal, Landmark Preservation and NYU. Another popular Tour includes the area around the World Trade Center, its history, and redevelopment . There is also a tour called New Amsterdam exploring the settlement from the eyes of the enslaved, Jews, Native Americans, and Homosexuals. Other tours include: the Origins of Zoning, and exploring the City Hall/Brooklyn Bridge area. The Tour Guide is a long time certified urban planner who moved into the area in 1979 and served on Community Board #1 as a chair of 3 Committees over the decades. In these walks, the "Talk" is just as important as the "Walk".
There are also individualized tours for colleges such at the St. John's University Discover New York program.
Tours can be designed for people of all ages, from grades 2-12, college students, professional organizations, families and tourists. They can also be a recreational event for small groups or parties.
So click below on any of icons of the various Tours for prices, and then email Infotrue@yahoo.com or use the form below for further information. You need a written confirmation before the Tour is finalized.