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Crocheron Park

214 Pl., 214 La., 215 Pl, Cross Island Pkwy. bet. 33 Ave. and 35 Ave.

Queens

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

The Crocheron family lived on the edge of Little Neck Bay for centuries. The first family member to live in the area was John Crocheron, a farmer whose will dates from 1695. His long line of distinguished descendents include: Henry Crocheron, a Congressman from 1815 to 1817; Jacob Crocheron, a Congressman from 1829 to 1831; Nicholas Crocheron, a member of the 1854 State Assembly; and Joe Crocheron, a horse racer and gambler who was as renowned as Cornelius Vanderbilt and August Belmont.

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Directions to Crocheron Park

  • Golden Pond at Crocheron Park
  • Ballfield at Crocheron Park
  • Buz O'Rourke Playground
  • Buz O'Rourke Playground
  • Crocheron Park
  • Crocheron Park
  • Crocheron Park Tennis Courts
  • Rich Rollins Field at Crocheron Park

Crocheron Park Weather

  • Sun
    Chance Snow
    31°F
  • Mon
    Wintry Mix
    35°F
  • Tue
    Mostly Sunny
    23°F
  • Wed
    Mostly Cloudy
    36°F

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