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Explore Harlem: Sugar Hill North to Washington Heights Neighborhood Walking Tour

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Harlem One Stop Cultural Heritage Tours, New York

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The storied Hamilton Heights/Sugar Hill plateau overlooking upper Harlem developed around the historic 18th- and 19th-century country estates of such notable figures as Alexander Hamilton and Madame Eliza Jumel, whose houses still bookend the district. This area also became known as Sugar Hill, where “life was sweet” for many professional African-Americans who moved to the area in the 20s and 30s.

Start time: 10:00 AM

Duration:  2 hours

-Advance booking required

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-Highlights:

· Sugar Hill North Harlem. Learn about development of area.

· Learn about Church of the Intercession & Trinity Cemetery –the resting place of some of New York City’s aristocracy and politicos who shaped the development of New York City.

· Visit the Morris-Jumel Mansion and The Hispanic Society of America

· See former residences of some of Harlem’s notable residents associated with the Harlem Renaissance

Things to know before booking:

· This is a walking tour. Wear appropriate clothing and footwear.

· This tour focuses on neighborhood history. It does not include visit to church or music.

· Tour may be moderately difficult for the physically challenged.

-Inclusions:

· Guided tour by licensed tour guide and Harlem resident

-Exclusions:

· Gratuities (optional, but appreciated)

Tours: Walking West Harlem / Hamilton Heights / Sugar Hill


Schedule & Tickets

Fridays · $30.00 · tickets local_activity

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