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Arrochar Playground

Sand La., Major Ave. and Mcfarland Ave.

Staten Island

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This text is part of Parks’ Historical Signs Project and can be found posted within the park.

In 1840, W.W. MacFarland built his estate on this land and named it Arrochar for the hills of his Scottish hometown. The original MacFarland Estate extended beyond Arrochar Playground to what is now the St. Joseph Hill Academy.

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