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Captain Tilly Park

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  • Location: Highland Ave. at 165th St.
  • Sculptor: Anthony V. Grande
  • Description: Flagstaff
  • Materials: Gray Westerly granite, steel pole
  • Dimensions: 60'h (pole) 4'h (base) 2'9"w
  • Dedicated: 1929
  • Donor: Gift
  • Inscription: "IN MEMORY OF / ROBERT DITMARS VAN SICLEN / 1905 - 1928"

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

Park Information

Directions to Captain Tilly Park

  • Welcome to Captain Tilly Park
  • Captain George H. Tilly Monument
  • Captain Tilly Playground
  • Goose Lake at Captain Tilly Park

Captain Tilly Park Weather

  • Fri
    Mostly Cloudy
    40°F
  • Sat
    Partly Sunny
    40°F
  • Sun
    Slight Chc Rain/Snow
    43°F
  • Mon
    Chance Rain
    45°F

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