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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 Tryon Park

Margaret Corbin Plaque map_it

  • Location: 190 Street and Fort Washington Avenue
  • Description: Plaque
  • Materials: Bronze
  • Dimensions: H: 12" W: 18"
  • Dedicated: June 13, 1982
  • Donor: Chamber of Commerce of Washington Heights
  • Inscription: MARGARET COCHRAN CORBIN / 1751 - 1800 / DURING THE BRITISH-HESSIAN ATTACK ON FORT / WASHINGTON 16 NOVEMBER 1776 MARGARET / CORBIN WAS WOUNDED WHEN SHE FILLED THE / POST OF HER HUSBAND JOHN AND WAS KILLED / WHILE LOADING ARTILLERY. THE FIRST WOMAN / TO FIGHT AS A SOLDIER IN THE REVOLUTIONARY / WAR, SHE IS BURIED AT WEST POINT. / CHAMBER OF COMMERCE / WASHINGTON HEIGHTS INWOOD 1982 /

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For more information, please contact Art & Antiquities at (212) 360-8143

Directions to Fort Tryon Park

Fort Tryon Park Weather

  • Tue
    Snow
    26°F
  • Wed
    Blowing Snow
    30°F
  • Thu
    Chance Light Snow
    29°F
  • Fri
    Chance Flurries
    34°F

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