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Castle Hill Playground

Castle Hill Av, Parker St

Bronx

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

This playground, like the adjacent school, takes its name from the surrounding neighborhood, Castle Hill. The area was named by Adriaen Block, a 17th century New Netherland Company explorer, who thought that a fortified Siwanoy Indian village in the area resembled a castle. Additionally, Castle Hill Avenue was originally a path used by the Siwanoy as early as 700 A.D.

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Castle Hill Playground Weather

  • Fri
    Slight Chc Rain
    57°F
  • Sat
    Rain Likely
    55°F
  • Sun
    Breezy
    51°F
  • Mon
    Sunny
    52°F

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