Sat, Mar 14|
Celebrating Women's History Month with a Walking Tour!
This journey, honoring the 100th Anniversary of Women's suffrage will bring to the Manhattan homes and locations where women made their mark in a variety of arenas: health care, activism, working conditions, along with voting rights.
Time & Location
Mar 14, 2020, 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Rye House, 11 W 17th St, New York, NY 10011, USA
About The Event
Optional pre-tour brunch at 12 noon.
Join us in a unique celebration of Women's History Month with a tour to visit some very special locations in Manhattan associated with individual women and social movements that have had a lasting impact on New York City, the U.S. and the world! We Visit: A bit of Chelsea, Greenwich Village, and finally our downtown Civic Center. Our ending location by City Hall is convenient to A,2,3,4,5,6, R, 1 and J subways.
This is two tours in one! We'll visit some of New York's most fascinating neighborhoods while taking in some unique and very important locations in Manhattan. The many stops include the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Building; (honoring the successful struggle for better working conditions in factories); New York Studio School (honoring visionary champions of American art Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney and Julianna Force); the homes of Eleanor Roosevelt, Emma Lazarus, and Bella Abzug; Margaret Sanger's pioneering Manhattan Clinic; and lower Manhattan sites associated with Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton; and Elizabeth Jennings, an African-American school teacher who was a 19th century Rosa Parks.
Note, we meet outside the Rye House Bar-Restaurant if you are not coming early for brunch. You are also welcome to come inside for coffee and/or to use the restroom if not attending brunch. Please respond to the question about coming early for brunch!
The walking tour begins approximately at 1:00 pm and entails a good 4 miles with one ride on the subway. Restroom break at Washington Square Park.