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Evacuation Day Walking Tour


New York City was occupied by the British for over seven years during the Revolutionary War. On November 25, 1783, the British filed onto their ships to leave for good and the War for Independence was finally over. Led by New York City Tour Guide Fred Cookinham, follow in the footsteps of General Washington and his troops as they entered New York in triumph. Learn about the people and sites of New York, and what it was like to be caught up in a revolution.

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Frederick Cookinham has been a licensed New York City tour guide for 21 years.  BA in American History at Cortland State and his MA at Brooklyn College.  He has led tours for the Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership, the New-York Historical Society, and many other groups.