About Alexander Hamilton Financial District Tour
Love it or loathe it Wall Street is a bastion of power and influence whose stirring sights beg exploration. Here is a tour that takes the bull by the horns with an ambitious walk amid the staggering culture of money and the historical treasures of the worlds financial epicenter. Witness where Alexander Hamilton sowed the seeds of prosperity as the countrys first Treasury Secretary. Stand near the very spot where George Washington was inaugurated President. Learn how the Dutch settled the area by establishing a trading post they called New Amsterdam...that over time morphed into the home of todays most powerful financial institutions including the New York Stock Exchange and Federal Reserve Bank where billions are staked each day. From the historical legacies of Battery Park to the teeming streets of Americas premier business address youll come away with a deep understanding of how immigration war money and power all converged here to forge the Wall Street we know today. Highlights - Grave of Alexander Hamilton the first US Treasury Secretary - Battery Park and its military and historical relics - The soaring towers of Wall St. and the Canyon of Heroes - Fraunces Tavern where Washington bade his troops farewell - The New York Stock Exchange and Federal Reserve Bank - Federal Hall where Washington was sworn in as President - Views of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island - Hanover Square and Delmonicos Restaurant - Renowned Trinity Church and its storied past Includes - Trained tour guide Excludes - Meals and drinks - Personal expenses - Tips and gratuities - Optional activity costs Please Note - Tour will be operated as a guaranteed Small Group Tour with a maximum of 15 guests. For groups of more than 15 people please inquire. - Guests are requested to arrive 15 minutes prior departure - Distance covered is roughly 1.5 miles - Children under 5 years old are free of charge - Optional photo pass with six 5 x 7 printed photos available. Please inquire.