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Sights in the South Street Seaport District


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1.  Staten Island Ferry
2.  James Watson House
3.  Shrine to Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton
4.  New York Unearthed
5.  Fraunces Tavern
6.  New York Vietnam Veterans Memorial

7.  New York Cty Police Museum
8.  South Street Seaport
9.  South Street Seaport Museum
10. Bodies... The Exhibition
11. Titanic Memorial Lighthouse


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Staten Island Ferry

Address:  Whitehall Terminal, Southern Tip of Manhattan, New York, NY
Coordinates:   40°42'5.41"N, 74° 0'47.82"W
Web-site:  www.siferry.com/
Hours:   SEE Schedule
Cost:  FREE
About:  The Ferry, one of the best FREE things to do in New York City, carries 21 million
             passengers a year. It leaves Whitehall Station, and after 25 minute, five mile run,
             arrives at St. George's Terminal on Staten Island. The trip is FREE of charge both
             ways, and bicycles are allowed on the lowest deck.
Nearby Sights:  Shrine to Elizabeth Ann Seton;   New York Unearthed;   Battery Park
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James Watson House

Address:  7 State Street, Manhattan, New York, NY
Coordinates:   40°42'8.76"N, 74° 0'49.17"W
Historical Significance:  Last of the Federal Style row house, with an addition attributed to
                                     the noted architect John McComb
Note:  Next door to the Shrine to Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton
Nearby Sights:  Shrine to Elizabeth Ann Seton;   New York Unearthed;   Battery Park
Land Preservation Committee PDF
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Shrine to Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton

Address:  7 State Street, Manhattan, New York, NY
Coordinates:   40°42'8.88"N, 74° 0'49.59"W
Note:  Next door to the James Watson House
Nearby Sights:  James Watson House;   New York Unearthed;   Battery Park
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New York Unearthed

Address:  17 State Street, Manhattan, New York, NY
Coordinates:   40°42'9.88"N, 74° 0'49.21"W
Phone:  212.748.8628
Historical Significance:  view conservators at work with artifacts dug from New York City sites.
Hours:  Mon-Sat, 12pm-6pm, Closed Sun; Dec. 24-March 1, Closed Sat. & Sun.
Cost:  FREE
Note:  part of the South Street Seaport Museum
On Site:  Plaque marking birth site of Herman Melville
Nearby Sights:  James Watson House;   Fraunces Tavern;   Battery Park
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Fraunces Tavern

Address:  54 Pearl Street, Manhattan, New York, NY
Coordinates:   40°42'12.17"N, 74° 0'41.10"W
Telephone:  Museum 212.425.1778; Restaurant 212.968.1776
Web-Site:  Museum; Restaurant
Historical Significance:  Built in 1719; site of General Washington's fairwell address to his troops
Hours:  Museum, Mon-Sun 12pm-5pm
Cost:  General Admission $7; Seniors & Children under 18, $4; Children under 5 FREE
Nearby Sights:  New York Unearthed;   New York Vietnam Veterans Memorial;
Land Preservation Committee PDF
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New York Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Address:  55 Water Street, Manhattan, New York, NY
Coordinates:  40°42'9.30"N, 74° 0'35.66"W
Telephone:   212.471.9496 (Friends of Memorial)
Web-Site:  www.vietnamveteransplaza.com/
Nearby Sights:  Fraunces Tavern;   New York City Police Museum;


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New York Cty Police Museum

Address:  100 Old Slip, Manhattan, New York, NY
Coordinates:   40°42'12.56"N, 74° 0'29.95"W
Telephone:  212.480.3100
Web-Site:  www.nycpolicemuseum.org/visit/admissions/index.html
Email:  info@nycpm.org
Hours:  Mon-Sat, 10AM-5PM; Sunday, 12PM-5PM
Cost:  Adults $8; Seniors, students & children $5; Children under 2 FREE
Nearby Sights:  Fraunces Tavern;   New York Vietnam Veterans Memorial;
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South Street Seaport

Address:  South St. & Fulton St., Manhattan, New York, NY
Coordinates:   40°42'19.83"N, 74° 0'8.22"W
Telephone:  212.SEA.PORT
Web-Site:  www.southstreetseaport.com
Email:  seaport@howardhughes.com
On Site Attractions:  Click Here
Nearby Sights:  New York City Police Museum;   South Street Seaport Museum;
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South Street Seaport Museum

Address:  12 Fulton Street, Manhattan, New York, NY
coordinates:  40°42'23.74"N, 74° 0'13.24"W
Telephone:  212.748.8725
Web-Site:  www.seany.org
Email:  mailto:info@seany.org
Hours:  SEE web-site for details
Cost:  $15 General Admission; $12 Students & Seniors with ID; $12 Children; Children under 2
          FREE; $10 for ships only
Nearby Sights:  New York City Police Museum;   South Street Seaport;
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Bodies... The Exhibition

Address:  11 Fulton Street, Manhattan, New York, NY
Coordinates:   40°42'24.18"N, 74° 0'12.20"W
Telephone:  888.926.3437
Web-Site:  www.bodiestheexhibition.com/newyork/
FaceBook :   www.facebook.com/Bodiestheexhibition
Twitter:   @bodiesexhibit
Hours:  Sun–Thur, 10AM-7PM; Fri–Sat, 10aM-9PM
Cost:  Mon–Thur, Adults $26.50; Seniors, $22.50; Students, $18; Children 4–12, $20.50
          Thurs, Adults $47.05; Seniors, $41.55; Students, $39.80; Children 4–12, $38.95
          Fri–Sun, Adults $49.15; Seniors, $43.15; Students, $41.40; Children 4–12, $40.55
Nearby Sights:  South Street Seaport Museum;   South Street Seaport
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Titanic Memorial Lighthouse

Address:  corner of Pearl & Fulton Streets, Manhattan, New York, NY
Coordinates:  40°42'26.45"N, 74° 0'14.03"W
Nearby Sights:  South Street Seaport Museum;   South Street Seaport
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