Bridges of the East River

2-Hour Harbor Tour aboard charter boat “American Princess”
Wednesday, September 1, 2010
6:15 P.M. departure from South Street Seaport, Manhattan
Ticket Price $50.00

Sponsored by American Princess Cruises
Tour Chairman: George Bulow, Transportation Historian

Brooklyn Bridge 1883
Manhattan Bridge 1909
Williamsburg Bridge 1903
Queensboro Bridge 1909
Roosevelt Island Bridge 1955
Triborough Bridge 1936
East River Arch Bridge 1917
Ward’s Island Pedestrian Bridge 1951
Lower Harlem River Bridges including the new span of the Willis Avenue Bridge 1901

Tour the East River from The Battery to Hell Gate on Wednesday evening, September 1st. Enjoy spectacular views of the harbor and skyline. Our narrators will offer an in-depth presentation. We will cover the East River and lower Harlem River as time and tide allows. Emphasis is on the history and construction of the bridges. In addition, we will view and discuss the former Brooklyn Navy Yard and other areas of interest.

2-hour voyage will depart from the South Street Seaport, Pier 17 (New York Water Taxi dock), Manhattan, at 6:15pm SHARP!

Tickets are available at the New York Water Taxi dock after 5:00 p.m. on the day of the cruise. Look for a volunteer holding the "East River Bridges" sign. Guests should arrive no later than 5:45pm for check-in. Cruise runs rain or shine. Refreshments available onboard.

Directions to Pier 17: http://www.americanprincesscruises.com/directions.htm

For more information contact:

Tour Chairman George Bulow
212-580-5015
ivie@erols.com