Ghosts of Greenwich Village

Janes Walk


Led By Steve Madeja

For some, Jane Jacobs’ old neighborhood conjures up images of bohemians and beatniks, but dig deeper and you’ll find darker mysteries buried in the West Village. We’ll wind through these twisted alleys to explore a centuries-old cemetery, the “House of Death,” and the secret burial ground beneath Washington Square Park. Visit the restaurant where Aaron Burr mourns his lost daughter and the townhouse where Mark Twain still has a score to settle. All the history on this tour is 100% real. The ghosts? That’s up to you.


This tour takes place entirely outside and covers approximately a mile over flat, paved terrain. (Please wear comfortable shoes!) Public transit is available via the A/B/C/D at West 4th Street or the R/W at East 8th Street.

Location Information

RSVP is required and capacity is limited. Meeting location, ending location, and directions will be provided via email before walk date.


Friday, May 5, 2023
6:00 PM
Greater than 1 hour

Borough: Manhattan
Theme: History & Culture
Language: English
Illustration Greenwich Village in 1884. Photo: Wikimedia Commons, Richard Edwards. Modifications: photo cropped.