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Bennett Park

Highest Natural Point in Manhattan map_it

  • Location: Fort Washington Avenue, W. 183rd Street
  • Description: Marker on natural boulder
  • Materials: Granite
  • Dimensions: H: 18 ½" W: 18 ½"
  • Inscription: THE HIGHEST / NATURAL POINT / ON MANHATTAN / 265.05 FEET / ABOVE SEA
    LEVEL / USC & GS DATUM /

Please note, the NAME field includes a primary designation as well as alternate namings often in common or popular usage. The DEDICATED field refers to the most recent dedication, most often, but not necessarily the original dedication date. If the monument did not have a formal dedication, the year listed reflects the date of installation.

For more information, please contact Art & Antiquities at (212) 360-8143

Directions to Bennett Park

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  • Bennett Park Playground
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Bennett Park Weather

  • Sun
    Mostly Sunny
    54°F
  • Mon
    Rain Likely
    70°F
  • Tue
    Mostly Sunny
    54°F
  • Wed
    Rain Likely
    40°F

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