History and Social Studies

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Waterfront Museum

A “floating classroom” housed aboard a one-of-a-kind restored covered wooden barge that allows groups to learn first-hand about the geography of NYC’s Harbor, the history of the Tug and Barge “Lighterage Era” , and how commercial goods were transported prior to today’s bridges and tunnels. Pier 44, 290 Conover St., Brooklyn, NY 11231. Tel: 718-624-4719, ext. 11. Cost: Fee.... More Info