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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

  • Bennett Park
  • Bennett Park Playground
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Bennett Park Weather

  • Fri
    Chance Flurries
    27°F
  • Sat
    Sunny
    26°F
  • Sun
    Slight Chc Snow
    33°F
  • Mon
    Chance Snow
    38°F

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