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Important Winter Storm-Related Service Changes

Due to the winter storm, NYC Parks will close this afternoon at 6:00 p.m., effective until further notice. Closures include all parks and recreation centers, and signage will be posted at all parks sites.

For more information, please visit our Storm Update page.

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

Captain Tilly Park

Upland Park Memorial map_it

  • 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

  • Tue
    Heavy Snow
  • Wed
    Decreasing Clouds
  • Thu
    Chance Light Snow
  • Fri
    Chance Light Snow

7-day forecast

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