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Fire boat, John J. Harvey spraying water

Promoting our harbor's vitality, history, and importance today and in the future...






Working Harbor Committee
and the Newtown Creek Alliance


Two Low cost neighborhood
Newtown Creek educational cruises!

Photo: (c) Bernie Ente

Sunday, 23 October

Two Cruises - 10 am to noon and 1 pm to 3 pm
Both Depart from Pier 17 - South Street Seaport
Foot of Fulton Street - Downtown Manhattan
A C J Z 2 3 4 or 5 Train to Fulton Street & walk east to Pier 17

Ticket includes:
Souvenir Tour Brochure with historical information and vintage maps.
Tour will be narrated by experienced historical
and environmental guest speakers.

Come aboard for an intense Newtown Creek exploration! Our comfortable charter boat will travel the length of Newtown Creek. The tour will pause at many interesting locations for narration and discussion. Guest narrators will cover historical, environmental, and conservation issues. Large comfortable vessel with indoor & outdoor seating. Cruise runs rain or shine.

Low price made possible by funding from the
NYCEF Newtown Creek Fund of the Hudson River Foundation

Circumnavigation of Staten Island and Lighthouses

Photos: Top (c) Mitch Waxman, Bottom, Right (c) Bernie Ente

Sunday, 16 October
10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
on board the NY Water Taxi

Departs from The Battery Slip 6
(Water Taxi Stop in front of Castle Clinton)

Subway: 1 to South Ferry, R/W to Whitehall St.
or 4/5 to Bowling Green

This tour will feature several lighthouses
as well as the following points of interest:

St George
Kill Van Kull
Arthur Kill
Graveyard of Ships
Stapleton - Fireboat Fighter II

Tickets: $60/$50 for WHC members and seniors






Newtown Creek (c) Mitch Waxman

Robbins Reef Light house(c) Bernie Ente


Foggy Morning in Kill Van Kull (c) Bernie Ente

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