A Walking Tour of Civil War Sites

There are many notable locations in and around the Village from Cooper Union to Union Square that relate to the Civil War. Historian Joyce Gold will lead us on a walking tour of some of these. Listening devices will be provided so you won’t miss a word of Joyce’s well-researched narrative.

Highlights include:
· Abraham Lincoln, the candidate and president
· Horace Greeley, the abolitionist editor
· Confederate plot to burn down New York
· The Draft Riots
· The Monitor & New York shipbuilding
· The significance of Union Square and Madison Square to the war effort

Thursday, April 14, 2016
10:30 pm