Occupy 1776: Revolutionary New York
Bowling Green is one of Occupy 1776: Revolutionary New York.

1. Bowling Green

8.6
Broadway and Whitehall St, New York, NY
Park · Financial District · 64 tips and reviews

NYHistoryNYHistory: After hearing the Declaration of Independence read aloud in 1776, a crowd tore down a statue of King George III that once stood here, destroying a symbol of monarchy and igniting a revolution. Read more.

National Museum of the American Indian is one of Occupy 1776: Revolutionary New York.

2. National Museum of the American Indian

8.3
1 Bowling Grn (Broadway), New York, NY
History Museum · Financial District · 97 tips and reviews

NYHistoryNYHistory: The beautiful Alexander Hamilton U.S. Customs House sits on the site of Fort George, where a group of American patriots (including Hamilton) removed cannons so they couldn't be used by the British. Read more.

Wall Street is one of Occupy 1776: Revolutionary New York.

3. Wall Street

New York, NY
Road · 73 tips and reviews

NYHistoryNYHistory: A statue for William Pitt, the English statesman who lobbied Parliament on behalf of the colonists to repeal the Stamp Act once stood at the intersection of Wall and William Streets. Read more.

Fraunces Tavern Museum is one of Occupy 1776: Revolutionary New York.

4. Fraunces Tavern Museum

8.0
54 Pearl St (Broad St), New York, NY
History Museum · Financial District · 27 tips and reviews

NYHistoryNYHistory: Both British officers and the Sons of Liberty were regulars at Fraunces Tavern during the American Revolution. Closeted patriot owner Samuel Fraunces would later become Washington's steward.

Bennett Park is one of Occupy 1776: Revolutionary New York.

5. Bennett Park

7.7
Fort Washington Avenue (btwn W 183rd W 185th St), New York, NY
Park · Hudson Heights · 12 tips and reviews

NYHistoryNYHistory: This is the former site of Fort Washington, built by the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War. It was captured in November 1776 by British and Hessian Forces and occupied by them until 1783. Read more.

Margaret Corbin Circle is one of Occupy 1776: Revolutionary New York.

6. Margaret Corbin Circle

In Fort Tryon Park (Ft. Washington Ave.), New York, NY
Plaza · Hudson Heights · 6 tips and reviews

NYHistoryNYHistory: Named for Margaret Corbin, American patriot who (wo)manned her husband's cannon after he fell defending Ft. Washington. She later became the first woman in U.S. history to receive a military pension.

Federal Hall National Memorial is one of Occupy 1776: Revolutionary New York.

7. Federal Hall National Memorial

8.6
26 Wall St (at Broad St), New York, NY
Historic Site · Financial District · 41 tips and reviews

NYHistoryNYHistory: George Washington became president of the United States on the balcony of Federal Hall on April 30, 1789. The original building was replaced in 1842 with this building in the Greek Revival style. Read more.

Varick Street is one of Occupy 1776: Revolutionary New York.

8. Varick Street

New York, NY
Road · Hudson Square · 2 tips and reviews

NYHistoryNYHistory: Varick Street is named for Richard Varick, the mayor of New York City from 1789-1801 who had served as George Washington's private secretary during the Revolutionary War. Read more.

Marie's Crisis Cafe is one of Occupy 1776: Revolutionary New York.

9. Marie's Crisis Cafe

8.9
59 Grove St (btwn 7th Ave S & Bleecker St), New York, NY
Piano Bar · West Village · 109 tips and reviews

NYHistoryNYHistory: Don't forget to toast liberty! Founding father Thomas Paine, whose pamphlet Common Sense helped convince America to fight for independence, died at this location in 1809. Read more.

Hamilton Grange National Memorial is one of Occupy 1776: Revolutionary New York.

10. Hamilton Grange National Memorial

8.7
414 West 141st St. (Hamilton Terrace), New York, NY
Monument / Landmark · Hamilton Heights · 18 tips and reviews

NYHistoryNYHistory: Founding Father Alexander Hamilton named his last New York residence after his father's family home in Scotland. The surrounding neighborhood, Hamilton Heights, is named for him. Read more.

George Washington Statue is one of Occupy 1776: Revolutionary New York.

11. George Washington Statue

7.9
Union Square Park, New York, NY
Monument / Landmark · Union Square · 2 tips and reviews

NYHistoryNYHistory: This sculpture by Henry Kirke Brown depicts George Washington addressing New Yorkers as the British retreated on Evacuation Day, November 25, 1783. Read more.

Trinity Church Cemetery is one of Occupy 1776: Revolutionary New York.

12. Trinity Church Cemetery

74 Trinity Pl (btwn Thames & Rector St), New York, NY
Cemetery · Financial District · 13 tips and reviews

NYHistoryNYHistory: Founding Father Alexander Hamilton and several other important figures from the American Revolution are buried here. Find out more about their lives at the New-York Historical Society Museum! Read more.

Old Stone House is one of Occupy 1776: Revolutionary New York.

13. Old Stone House

8.1
336 3rd St (btwn 4th & 5th Ave), Brooklyn, NY
History Museum · Central Slope · 16 tips and reviews

NYHistoryNYHistory: As he watched British and Hessian soldiers firing on Americans here during the Battle of Brooklyn, George Washington exclaimed, "What brave men I must this day lose!" Read more.

14. Historic Marker of Battle Pass (Prospect Park)

New York
Uncategorized · Prospect Park · 1 tip

NYHistoryNYHistory: At Battle Pass, Hessians attacked up Flatbush Road while the British circled around through in the rear to attack the Americans. A few patriots managed to escape through to forts on Brooklyn Heights. Read more.

New-York Historical Society Museum & Library is one of Occupy 1776: Revolutionary New York.

15. New-York Historical Society Museum & Library

9.1
170 Central Park W (at W 77th St), New York, NY
History Museum · Upper West Side · 88 tips and reviews

NYHistoryNYHistory: Uncover more about New York's important role during America's founding era at the New-York Historical Society. Download the app for your smartphone here: Read more.