Discover an ancient cannon in Battery Park, which Untapped Cities tour guide, Justin Rivers, believes to be THE oldest European artifact in Manhattan.
Throughout the course of New York's 400-year history, Bowling Green has seen its fair share of historic events. It's not surprising that it's full of secrets.
Up until now, we've mostly focused on the park's history, but a simpler question still persists for many New Yorkers: Why is Bowling Green called Bowling Green?
Of the grand monuments in NYC, the equestrian statues reveal not only the history of NYC and the United States but also the history of other countries around the world.
This week in NYC history, an angry mob dethrones a statue of King George III after the Declaration of Independence is read in NYC for the first time.
Historic Battery Park was where the early immigrants landed in NYC and today, the 23-acre The Battery is the largest public open space in Downtown NYC
Bowling Green, the oldest public park in New York City, also contains the city's oldest fence, dating back to pre-revolutionary days in the 1730s.
Bowling Green subway station has an amazing series of "rooftopping" photographs of New York City by Navid Baraty, who took these photos high above the streets
In a fitting twist of fate, the site currently occupied by the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian was where Fort Amsterdam was located in NYC