Radicals & Revolutionaries

Radicals & Revolutionaries

Explore the activist history of the Village!

Since the the early years of New York, the Village has been a place where the outspoken activist can feel at home. Residents of the neighborhood have included anarchists, human rights leaders, and social thinkers. Not only have activists been living in the area, but since before the turn of the century it's seen riots and the birth of new social movements like gay pride. 

Start your tour on the east side at the former home of the most dangerous woman in America and travel through the heart of the Village, with stops along the way including at the residence of an outspoken First Lady and where pride was born, finish your journey at the site of a notorious explosion that rocked the city.