Group Tours

New Amsterdam:


Early New York City History


The origins of the Dutch city of New Amsterdam: how and why it was settled and grew so quickly. Students walk the streets of New Amsterdam. They will learn about the city’s humble beginnings in the 1600’s and about the wall of Wall Street. Students will view ruins of New Amsterdam in an archeological dig visible from street level. Groups learn about Peter Minuit and his purchase of Manhattan from the Native Americans.

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