START SPREADING THE NEWS – NEW YORK CITY – WASHINGTON SQUARE PARK .

Your  30  Plus  Teams  Tour  of  New  York  City  is  going  to  be  over  in  four  days .

But  because  this  is  New  York  City  and  there’s  so  much  to  see  and  do ,  the  three  of  you  have  extended  your  stay  in  New  York  City .

That’s  right ,  ALL  THREE  OF  YOU  .

You  still  had  plenty  of  places  to  see ,  museums  to  visit  and  all  those  restaurants  to  try  to  eat  in  .

Today  you’re  going  to  the  NOHO  section  of  the  city  to  visit  Washington  Square  Park  and  see  that  arch  that  looks  like  the  Arc  Du  Triomphe  in  Paris .

Your  cousins ,  who  have  both  decided  that  they  want  to  move  to  New  York  City  permanently ,  tell  you  that  NOHO  stands  for  ”  North  of  Houston  Street . ”

They  also  inform  you  that  New  Yorkers  say”  Howston ,  not  Houston ,  like  the  city  in  Texas . ”

The  three  of  you  get  off  the  train  at  Eighth  Street ,  but  it  looks  like  the  three  of  you  aren’t  the  only  ones  getting  off .

This  stop  happens  to  be  the  stop  for  New  York  University  or  NYU , so a lot  of  students  are  getting  off .

The  campus  seems  to  be  a  part  of  Washington  Square  Park .

The  three  of  you  see  the  big  arch  in  front  of  you .

It’s  known  as  the  Washington  Memorial  Arch .

It  was  built  in  1892  to  honor  the  100th  anniversary  of  George  Washington’s  inauguration

in  1792 .

The  sight  of  the  arch  leaves  the  three  of  you  speechless ,  just  like  seeing  the  one  in  Paris  did  when  the  three  of  you  visited  there .

No, that  wasn’t  a  30  Plus  Teams  Tour .

On  either  side  of  the  arch ,  there  are  two  figures  of  Washington .

The  figures  are  titled ,  ”  Washington  at  War  ”  and  ”  Washington  at  Peace .  ”

They’re  supposed  to represent  Washington  as  a  Revolutionary  War  general  and  as  President .

The  three  of  you  take  pictures  of  yourselves  at  the  arch  and  then  head  over  to  your  next  destination .

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