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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

  • Tue
    Mostly Sunny
    94°F
  • Wed
    Sunny
    88°F
  • Thu
    Sunny
    87°F
  • Fri
    Sunny
    87°F

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