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ITALIAN VILLAGE HERITAGE WALKING TOUR WITH PRESERVATIONIST JOSHUA PARKHURST

18 May 2011, Posted by John Gomez in News

A Walk Through Historic “Little Italy” Section of Jersey City, NJ

Date: Sunday, May 22, 2011 (rain or shine!)

Time: 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Cost: $5 ($3 for seniors and students with school identification)

Meeting Place: Meet in front of Madame Claude Cafe, 364 1/2 4th Street, Jersey City, NJ (at the intersection of Newark Avenue and Brunswick and 4th Streets)

More Information: Contact Joshua Parkhurst at joshuaparkhurst@gmail.com

Preservationist Joshua Parkhurst will take tourists through Downtown Jersey City’s Italian Village district, a late-19th century Italian-American neighborhood that has held on to its cultural roots despite the passage of 140 years. Meet both long-time and newly established merchants who are helping to drive The Village’s resurgence. The walking tour will conclude with a visit to the Lamp Post Bar & Grill at 382 Second Street.

Sponsored by JC Landmarks, the Village Neighborhood Association, and the Lamp Post Bar & Grill.

Please see the map below for the route we’ll take through The Village.