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Historic Wallabout Walking Tour

  • Fort Greene Park Visitor's Center 100 Washington Park Brooklyn, NY 11205 (map)

On the 3rd Saturday from May-October, take a guided walking tour through the historic Wallabout neighborhood north of Myrtle Avenue. The 90-minute guided tour begins in Fort Greene Park, includes a 1.5-mile walk, and concludes at 99 Ryerson Street. Pop-up opera performances by AOP artist Nicole Mitchell accentuate the tour.

These FREE tours are presented in collaboration with the Fort Greene Park ConservancyAmerican Opera Projects and The Walt Whitman Project.

The neighborhood - listed on the National Register of Historic Places - has a beautiful mix of pre-Civil War homes and late 19th-century industrial buildings. The walk will discuss how the neighborhood has developed since the Dutch arrived in the early 1600’s and highlight notable residents.

Earlier Event: September 12
OPERA America Onstage : The Stonewall Operas
Later Event: September 22
The 34th Fort Greene House Tour