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Ayla McCarthy Combes

The Arch Conspirators

Washington Square Park 563m 7min

On January 23rd, 1917, a motley crew of Greenwich Village Bohemians led by the poet Gertrude S. Drick (also known as "Woe") ascended Washington Square Arch through the unlocked and unguarded door at its side to proclaim the establishment of a new Republic—The Republic of Greenwich Village! Head back in time and up to the top with this clever group of conspirators...