Ep 2.5 – Christopher Street Port – Step 5 in the Old Greenwich Village Series
This is the fourth stop on six step series through Old Greenwich Village where we explore the hidden histories of Christopher Street, from vanished Dutch Farms to a once infamous prison. Join us as we peek into this forgotten corner of the West Village.
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If you are in New York and would like to do these steps on your own this episode’s step and the other ones in this series can serve as an audio guide for you as gift from us. Here is a handy map of the tour you can use in your smart phone/tablet or print it out as you like:
Here’s a view of the (now gone) Newgate state prison that once stood at the end of Christopher Street:
Listen to more old Dutch Folk Songs here.