Enjoy a virtual tour of Central Park. Tour guide Matt Falber provided a tour that was tailored for Friends of Olmsted-Beil House, on September 19, 2020. Enjoy this 85-minute tour that highlights the history of Central Park, visiting and discussing several monuments, including the recently unveiled statue of women’s rights pioneers Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Sojourner Truth–marking the park’s first statue of real-life women. Join Matt as he explores the Park and gardens, shares the planning process of Olmsted & Vaux, and includes little known facts, surprises and gems within what is likely the most famous park in the world.
Who: Matt Falber, owner of Central Park Sunset Tours, will be your tour guide.
Matt Falber is a regular contributor to the Travel Channel, sharing history on “Mysteries of the Museum” and “Monumental Mysteries.” He serves as lead historian for Central Park Sunset Tours and heads their continued educational training. All those hours of examining old plans, reports, and news articles put him in a prime position to provide guided tours of New York City and presentations.