From 1-3 pm enjoy a private screening of four historic 16mm films from the collection of film historian Mitchell Dakelman, showcasing New York Harbor during the period from 1938 to 1964. You’ll see how landmarks, such as Castle Clinton in the Battery, have evolved over time; view the harbor’s cargo before modern containerization; and explore how New Yorkers of another era used and enjoyed the waterfront. Visit our exhibition The Lost Waterfront, to continue your historic journey by viewing photographs of the Hudson River Waterfront as it appeared in the 1970s and 1980s. Afterwards, from 4-6 pm, compare the historic harbor with its appearance today as you a sail aboard our 1885 schooner Pioneer.
Tickets: 12 Fulton Street, between South & Front Streets. Film screening: free with Museum admission. Tickets for the Pioneer sail: Adults: $35; Students & seniors: $30; Children ages 12 & under: $25. Members of South Street Seaport Museum and Friends of Hudson River Park receive free admission to the galleries/films and a $5 discount on this special Pioneer sail. Call (212) 748-8786 for Pioneer reservations.
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