Sympathetic Spies: George Washington’s Eyes and Ears in Lower Manhattan | Walking Tour Led by Lucie Levine
Where: Fraunces Tavern Museum
54 Pearl St.
212-968-1776 Price: $30
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The British Revolutionary War spymaster Major General George Beckwith claimed that “Washington didn’t really outfight the British, he simply out-spied us.”
Join Archive on Parade founder Lucie Levine as she retraces the steps of Washington’s master spies, who operated in Lower Manhattan. Discover who peddled the first fake news, meet the tailor who saved Washington’s life twice, and find out what Eagles, Turtles, and Vultures have to do with turncoats and saboteurs.
Ticket purchase includes complimentary Museum admission. Visit our Confidential: The American Revolution’s Agents of Espionage exhibit to learn more about patriot spies and use a cipher wheel to decode a secret message hidden in the exhibition!Buy tickets/get more info now