in celebration of black history month
The harvard black alumni of New York
Black History & Brunch
On Saturday February 22nd, join members of the Harvard Black Alumni Society for the first of our 'Black History & Brunch' Series!! It will be a great time to get to know each other while learning more about the history and impact of Black New Yorkers over the years.
Agenda - Sat February 22nd, 2020
10:30am - 12:30pm | Brunch at Maison Harlem
12:30pm - 1:00pm | Transit to 81st & Central Park West
1:00pm - 2:30pm | Walking Tour of Historic Seneca Village led by Central Park's Urban Park Rangers
Walking Tour is Free - Brunch is at own expense.
Central Park's Urban Park Rangers specialize in the interpretation of historic turning points, both natural and man-made, in our city's long history.
Seneca Village was an important community of predominantly African-American property owners living in an area that now makes up part of Central Park. Learn about the lives of Seneca Village's residents in the 1800s and the community's place in pre-Central Park.
Feel free to check out a few videos about Seneca Village in advance of Black History & Brunch here: