ALL AGES WELCOMED
First- 10:30am Explore nature trail short distance from Walt Whitman’s birthplace
Then – Tour 12pm After Nature Walk, professional 90 min. guided tour of Walt Whitman’s House LIMITED to 18 in group Reserve for tour by pre-paying
COST Gratuity of $5 plus $10 for Tour
*OK to just go on the Nature Walk ONLY.
OR to * Just go on the TOUR only
Meet at 10:45am for HIKE
WHERE to MEET to begin HIKE:
End of Reservoir Rd. Melville
First we will take a nature walk/hike on the trails 1/2 mile from Walt Whitman’s House
We will explore “Jaynes Hill” highest point on Long Island and Toads Pond
NOTE – Elevated Hike with Stairs and Dirt path *Intermediate level
12pm a private professional tour of the restored farmhouse and birthplace of America’s greatest poet, built c.1819 by Whitman’s father. Walt Whitmans house is a New York State Historic Site, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It has nineteenth century furnishings, unusual architecture and lots of exhibits, Whitman portraits and artifacts.
BRING your own WATER / FOOD
*No food/drink is available for purchase
Appreciated $5 Gratuity Cash paid to host for organizing the hike and tour
NOTE: a portion of your fee goes directly to helping the Museum !
MUST Pre-pay for Tour – Limited Spots
Please RSVP 631 592-9804