Upcoming Programs/Events

Peg-Leg Pete Scavenger Hunt  
Saturday, November 8 at 11am
Starting place: meet on the southeast corner of 17th Street & Irving Place in Manhattan.
Free, but registration is encouraged. 
To register, please call 212-228-2781 or email info@neighborhoodpreservationcenter.org. Please include your name and the number of people on your team.  
 

This annual friendly & free competition will take you around take you around some of the area and test your knowledge of history and the buildings within the footprint of what was once Peter Stuyvesant's farm. Some of the clues are taken from takes clues from our past Peg-Leg Pete Bouwerie Tours as well as our newest tour, the Beatnik Edition (which looks at the area in the 1940s & 50s), that will be made public on this day. Awards will be given to the quickest person or team, most accurate sketches, best 1940s -50s themed costume, among others. This is a perfect chance to enjoy the outdoors while learning more about the places you walk past everyday. This program is part of  5 Dutch Days.