Bicentennial Tall Ships Parade: NY Harbor, 1976

During the Fourth of July holiday period in 1976, hundreds of "tall ships" from around the world converged on New York harbor to participate in the celebration. These were mostly sailing ships from the 19th Century, but there were a few US Navy warships, along with dozens of smaller vessels. At the time, we were living on Riverside Drive, on a high floor that looked out on the Hudson River, with a view from Wall Street almost all the way up to the George Washington Bridge. All of these photos were taken from our apartment window ...

 

 

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