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Live on Zoom
Treasures from the Library: Touring Central Park in the 19th Century
Wed, March 31, 2021 | 3 pm ET | $10 (Free for Members and Central Park Conservancy Members)

Join us for a live, virtual journey through history, as staff from Patricia D. Klingenstein Library and Central Park Conservancy walk you through a slideshow of objects and imagery and answer questions via Zoom, an easy-to-use video conferencing platform that requires no special login or membership. 


Follow an 1866 New York City guidebook to recreate a historical tour of Central Park with Marie Warsh, Central Park Conservancy historian, and Crystal Toscano, New-York Historical reference librarian. Explore popular destinations such as Bethesda Terrace, Children's District, the Menagerie, and the North End of Central Park.

Members: Contact the Membership office at membership@nyhistory.org to receive a discount code for free tickets. 


Online: Click on the orange “Buy Tickets” button at the top of this page. You will be directed to Central Park Conservancy’s program webpage.

After you register, you’ll receive an email from Central Park Conservancy with Zoom Meeting information to access the program. If  you do not receive a confirmation email with this information, please contact Central Park Conservancy at programs@centralparknyc.org.

Image : Carriages in Central Park, New York City, 1863", William J. Roege photograph collection, 1910-1937. PR 181. New-York Historical Society Library

Creative: Tronvig Group