Historic Walk - Bronx Historical Society

Submitted by ub on Tue, 07/05/2011 - 15:59

Take a Walk through History with BRONX WALKING TOURS “Old Village of Melrose” on Saturday 7/9/11 @ 10A

It was part of the property that was owned by the Morris Family, back in the 17th century, what we now know as the community of Melrose was laid out in 1850 by surveyor Andrew Findlay.

Please, join Bronx County Historical Society Educator Angel Hernandez on a walking tour through this very historic district in the South Bronx. Also, in celebration of Bronx Salsa Fest 2011, there will be a special mention of the origins of Salsa Music and the use of Afro-centric rhythms that were first experimented in the South Bronx.

Th tour will meet at the northern intersection of Melrose and Third Avenues, on E. 149th Street. Tour fee is $10 for BCHS members, $15 for non-members.

For reservations, please call (718) 881-8900