BOOK, A HISTORY LOVER'S GUIDE TO NEW YORK CITY, Arcadia Publishing - 256 Pages, 46 Images

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Author: Alison Fortier.

New York is a city of superlatives. It has the largest population, greatest wealth, broadest diversity and most elegant museums in the nation. With that comes an amazing history. This tour of the Big Apple goes beyond the traditional guidebook to offer visitors and residents alike a chance to walk back in time along the streets of Manhattan. George Washington took his first oath of office on the steps of Federal Hall. Visitors can still dine at the famed Fraunces Tavern and worship at historic St. Paul's Chapel. From the Brooklyn Bridge to stunning skyscrapers, the city celebrates its own history and that of the nation.

Join author Alison Fortier, a NYC native and longtime resident, as she traces the history and heritage of America's largest metropolis.