Gay History Tour

On the surface, Central Park is a skillfully arranged topography of woodlands, meadows and water features, but below lies a gooey rainbow-colored core of delectable gay and lesbian history.

Visit more than a dozen of Central Park’s most storied locations on this eye-opening journey that yanks the veil off untold accounts of trailblazing gays and lesbians.

Tour Length: 90 minutes
Schedule: Saturdays at 1:00pm
Location: Tour meets at East 72nd Street & 5th Avenue, in front of the statue of Samuel Morse. Please come 10 to 15 minutes early.


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90 Minute Tour $25 / person Book Now!
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Gay History Tour Garner a fresh and unexpected appreciation of world-famous park statuary and landmarks, such as Bethesda Terrace, the Mall, the Ramble, Strawberry Fields and Sheep Meadow, once you hear the little-known stories that reveal their historic significance to the gay and lesbian community.

Throughout the light-hearted jaunt, David peppers the narration with a chronicle of Central Park, from inception through realization, serving up amusing facts and figures that give a whole new perspective on the greatest work of landscape architecture in the United States!



gay history tour of central parkA native of Louisiana and a graduate of the Central Park Conservancy’s program for official tour guides, David Cobb Craig has lived in New York City for more than 30 years, mostly on the Upper West Side near Central Park.

A writer, journalist and editor, David was a grant writer for the Museum of the City of New York and currently works at Hearst Publications.



Rescheduling is preferred.

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