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Brooklyn Bridge and Heights
Southeast corner of Broadway & Chambers St

First we cross the Brooklyn Bridge and recount the dramatic story of how it was built. Then we stroll the tree-lined streets of the Heights exploring the rich architectural, social and literary history. Stops could include: Abolitionist Henry Ward Beecher’s Plymouth Church, many exquisite examples of 19th century architecture, and sites associated with Walt Whitman, Truman Capote, Arthur Miller as well as Emily, John & Washington Roebling. Tour concludes on the Promenade on Brooklyn Heights with a spectacular view of downtown Manhattan. Prepayment Optional Many Big Onion customers prefer to pay in advance. Prepayment also helps us determine group size and appropriate guide numbers. To preregister and pay for your tour, click the “Book Now” button below. You will receive an e-mail confirmation and receipt once your order has been processed. We regard an senior one 65+ years and a student anyone enrolled in full-time study. Please bring ID indicating senior status (i.e. age) and/or full-time active enrollment. - See more at: http://www.bigonion.com/tour/brooklyn-bridge/#sthash.LWDov1SE.dpuf

   
Date: May 24, 2014
Time: 5:00 PM-7:30 PM

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