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Important Winter Storm-Related Service Changes

New York City parks are now open. We continue to urge caution in parks under wintry conditions: parks paths can be slippery, snow cover can cover frozen lakes and bodies of water, and branches may have fallen. If you see a fallen branch call 311.

Some recreation centers will open from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. today with limited staffing.

For more information, please visit our Storm Update page.

Official Website of the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation

Fort Hamilton Triangle

5 Ave., 4 Ave., 94 St.

Brooklyn

Directions via Google Maps

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

Bounded by Fourth and Fifth Avenues and 94th Street, Fort Hamilton Plaza is dedicated to the local soldiers killed in World War I. The park takes its name from nearby Fort Hamilton, one the oldest continuously garrisoned federal military posts. Named after Alexander Hamilton (1755-1804), the distinguished colonial statesman and first Secretary of the Treasury, the base was erected between 1825 and 1831. During the Civil War (1861-1865), Fort Hamilton served as a training ground for volunteer New York State regiments. It later functioned as an embarkation and separation center during both World Wars and as the Military Entrance and Processing Station for New York City in the mid-1990s. Today over 200 Army Reserve and National Guard units are supported at Fort Hamilton.

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    Fort Hamilton Triangle Weather

    • Wed
      Blustery
      26°F
    • Thu
      Increasing Clouds
      35°F
    • Fri
      Chance Snow
      37°F
    • Sat
      Sunny
      24°F

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