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Prospect Park Tour with Friends of Olmsted-Beil House
Sunday, June 4 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Photo credit: nycparks.gov
Cost: $25 per person
A portion of the cost of your ticket will help support FOBH
This park was designed and constructed over a 30-year period (1865-1895) by Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux
“Join us as we discover hidden treasures, natural wonders, and little-known tales on this interactive tour. While taking in the beauty of this iconic park’s woodlands, waterways, wildlife, and landmarks, explore the fascinating layers of natural and human history, from the flora and geology to the architectural eras visible in the built environment, to the past and present of recreation and play.”
2-hour walking tour provided by Turnstile Tours, professional and knowledgeable tour guides.
Approximately 1.5 miles long, with several stops along the way
Starting point: Brooklyn Public Library, Central Library,
10 Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn, NY 11238
Ending point: Near the Lincoln Road entrance to the park
After the tour: You can choose to join us as we relax in the park while grabbing a bite to eat.
Feel free to bring your own lunch, or you can purchase your lunch at the “Smorgasburg Food Festival,” which is located in the park at our tour’s end. Diverse options of foods are offered for purchase by local vendors.
The New York Times dubbed Smorgasburg the “Woodstock of Eating.”