World War II and New York: Walking Tour of Lower Manhattan
Historical Walking Tours
Cal Snyder, Lucy Oakley
Sat, October 27th, 2012 | 12:00 pm
(Members $18)

Note: This Program is Sold Out



From Battery Park to the Army Ocean Terminal, Navy Yard, Governors Island and Hoboken Army Piers, New York harbor vividly records the the city’s role in WWII. Join us to hear the story of the harbor and its people in wartime and explore the National Merchant Mariners Memorial, the Norwegian Merchant Marine Memorial, Wireless Operators Memorial, North Atlantic Memorial, Coast Guard Memorial, Korean War Veterans Memorial, and other sites downtown.


Cal Snyder is the author of Out of Fire and Valor: The War Memorials of New York City from the Revolution to 9/11. Lucy Oakley is Head of Education and Programs at NYU’s Grey Art Gallery.


Meeting location will be provided to patrons when they purchase tickets.


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