OVERVIEW: Explore the historic town of Falmouth on foot, the best way to learn about its rich heritage. HIGHLIGHTS: Discover the little known history including how Falmouth got running water before New York City. View Georgian architecture, including the grand courthouse built in 1815. NOTES: Guests will walk on paved roads and sidewalks for a total of 2 miles.
Set out on foot alongside a knowledgeable guide through the quaint streets of Falmouth, as you view notable landmarks that depict the town’s heritage. Delve into the Jamaican settlement’s past during the English Colonial Period, where running water was introduced even before New York City. Admire stunning 19th-century Georgian architecture while walking down quiet streets. Pass old churches and see former army barracks, the remnants of forts, and the Falmouth Court House, built in 1815.
• Guided Walking Tour: Learn about the town’s rich history during the English Colonial Period alongside an informative guide.
• Falmouth: Admire 19th-century Georgian architecture in the quaint settlement that housed piped water before it arrived in New York City.
• Notable Landmarks: Travel past old churches, former army barracks, the remnants of fortresses, and the 19th-century Falmouth Court House.
What to Bring:
• SeaPass card and photo identification
• Cash/credit cards
• Sun protection
What to Wear:
• Hat and sunglasses
• Walking shoes
• Guests must be able to walk for a total of 2 miles over paved roads and sidewalks.
• Consider physical fitness and medical history when selecting tour.
• Pregnant women and guests with back/neck problems should not select this tour.