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From Fulton Ferry: Downtown Brooklyn Walking Tour

Saturday, September 23 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

$40 / $35 for Museum Members
Engraving showing boats on East River

Today, more than 3 centuries after the first ferries crossed the river from Brooklyn to Manhattan at its narrowest point, ferry service has returned to the spot where it began in Brooklyn. Join historian Francis Morrone to explore the neighborhood around Robert Fulton’s former ferry landing, and to understand the ways the ferries created opportunities for housing, manufacturing, commerce, and transportation throughout the borough.

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This program is presented in conjunction with our upcoming exhibit From Fulton Ferry: Building Downtown Brooklyn, opening this Fall at the Transit Museum.

Details

Date:
Saturday, September 23
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cost:
$40 / $35 for Museum Members
Event Category:
Website:
https://51281.blackbaudhosting.com/51281/Art-Underground-Second-Avenue-Stations

Organizer

Luz Montano
Phone:
718-694-1867
Email:
luz.montano@nyct.com
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