New York Walking Tours

The Hanging Tree

On the northwest corner of the park stands a large elm tree, which at over 300 years old is the oldest tree in Manhattan. It's known as "The Hanging Tree" and is said to be where criminals were hung before being buried...
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Northwest Corner of Washington Square Park
The Hanging Tree (Srosenstock from Wikipedia)

Haunted History

Explore haunted places and learn about forgotten New York history. Stroll a burial ground that's now a park.Learn about the duel between Aaron Burr and Alexander Hamilton, and where their spirits now haunt. Stand on the location where 146 young women perished in a tragic fire. Sit at the bar where poet Dylan Thomas drank himself to death.
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