The Maritime History of New York

Janes Walk

Led By Justin Rivers and Mandy Edgecombe, Untapped Cities AND Mandy Edgecombe, Chief Experience Officer at Untapped Cities

New York’s maritime roots are often overlooked and ignored in the modern era of cars, planes, and subways. Take a journey back through the old battery, alleys, and piers of lower Manhattan with Untapped Cities guides Justin Rivers and Mandy Edgecombe to experience New York’s seafaring history from Dutch New Amsterdam to the great Steamship lines. See how these eras all came together to make New York the world’s greatest ports of call.

Saturday, May 4
11:00 AM
1-2 hours
In Person

Borough: Manhattan
Theme: History & Culture
Accessibility: Wheelchair-friendly, Pet-friendly
Brooklyn Bridge and the Manhattan Bridge at night
Photo: Wikimedia Commons, Chris Cook. Modifications: photo cropped and made black and white.
Meeting Location

25 Broadway, New York, NY (right outside the Cipriani's-the Cunard Building)


Whitehall on R,W

Closest Parking

Battery Parking Garage @ 80 Greenwich Street

Finding your walk leader

I will be holding a sign with the name of the tour on it.

Ending Location

South Street Seaport Museum at 12 Fulton Street, New York, NY 10038

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