Explore the Historic South Bronx
Join HDC and The Hart Island Project aboard the John J. Harvey Fireboat on Sunday, July 30th to take a truly unique trip around the Southern tip of Manhattan, up the East River to follow the original path from Bellevue Hospital past Roosevelt Island through Hells Gate to Hart Island. The Hart Island Project’s Melinda Hunt will inform tour goers about the history of Hart Island, as well as the influences it has had on New York City.
Boarding will be at 12:00 pm
The trip will take approximately 5-6 hours
Water will be provided, but people are encouraged to bring refreshments. Casual dress is suggested, at some point the water cannons will go off.
This tour is free- RSVP is Required
Donations to HDC, The Hart Island Project and the John J. Harvey Fireboat are greatly appreciated