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Christopher Park

Christopher St, Grove St, W 4 St

Manhattan

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

The land that is now Christopher Park was developed from 1633 to 1638 as a tobacco farm by Wouter Van Twiller, Director-General of New Netherland. Following Van Twiller’s death, his land was divided into three farms: the Trinity Church and Elbert Herring farms to the south and Sir Peter Warren’s farm to the north. Skinner Road was laid out along the line separating the Warren farm from the other two. This road was later renamed Christopher Street, honoring Charles Christopher Amos, an heir of a trustee to the Warren estate

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    Christopher Park Weather

    • Tue
      Chance Showers
      73°F
    • Wed
      Scattered Showers
      71°F
    • Thu
      Partly Sunny
      71°F
    • Fri
      Partly Sunny
      70°F

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