NYC Resources311Office of the Mayor

Official Website of the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation

Delving into Bennett, Mitchell, & J.Hood Wright Parks' Past with Sidney Horenstein

Thursday, July 25, 2013

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.

Please note: This event has already taken place. Please use the Search options on the right to find upcoming events.

Join Sidney Horenstein, geologist and Educator Emeritus, American Museum of Natural History, as he leads his geology, history and natural history walk through Bennett, Mitchell, and J. Hood Wright Parks.

These small parks are rich in history and geological features. See the highest point of land on Manhattan Island, naturalized (imported) rocks that add to NYC's history and classical examples of glacially sculptured bedrock.

This program is generously supported by the Greenacre Foundation and the Fort Tryon Park Trust.


184th Street Entrance in Bennett Park
Directions to this location



Event Organizer

Northern Manhattan Parks, Fort Tryon Park Trust, Greenacre Foundation

Contact Number

(212) 795-1388

Contact Email


Education, Nature, History, Tours, Talks

Search Events

Time of Day

Was this information helpful?