Join the Fort Greene Park Conservancy for a 90 minute walking tour exploring Fort Greene Park, its history, and connections to the surrounding neighborhood. Uncover facts about the sacrifice of the Prison Ship Martyrs, Walt Whitman's role in the founding of Fort Greene Park, and the park's ties to other local establishments. Tour includes special musical performances by professional opera singers of Whitman's poetry set to verse.
Produced by the Fort Greene Park Conservancy, Myrtle Avenue Revitalization Project, The Walt Whitman Project, and American Opera Projects.
Tours meet at the Visitor Center at 11 a.m.
Free with limited attendance. Please RSVP through Eventbrite.