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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
    Chance Flurries
    26°F
  • Sat
    Sunny
    25°F
  • Sun
    Chance Snow
    33°F
  • Mon
    Chance Snow
    38°F

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