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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

Fort Tryon Memorial

  • Location: In retaining wall north of Linden Terrace
  • Description: Stele with sculptured decorations
  • Materials: Bronze, granite (polished)
  • Dimensions: H: 12' W: 6'6" D: 2'
  • Dedicated: September 29, 1904
  • Foundry: J & R Lamb Co.
  • Donor: C.K. G. Billings and the American Scenic and Historic Preservation Society
  • Inscription: 1776 --- HUDSON FULTON CELBRATION COMMISSION --- 1909 / ON THIS HILL-TOP STOOD FORT TRYON / THE NORTHERN OUT-WORK OF / FORT WASHINGTON. / ITS GALLLANT DEFENSE AGAINST / THE HESSIAN TROOPS / BY / THE MARYLAND AND VIRGINIA REGIMENT/ 16 NOVEMBER 1776 / WAS SHARED BY / MARGARET CORBIN / THE FIRST AMERICAN WOMAN / TO TAKE A SOLDIER'S PART / IN THE WAR FOR LIBERTY / --- / ERECTED UNDER THE AUSPICES OF / THE AMERICAN SCENIC AND HISTORIC / PRESERVATION SOCIETY / THROUGH THE GENEROSITY OF / C.K.G. BILLINGS /

Please note, the NAME field includes a primary designation as well as alternate namings often in common or popular usage. The DEDICATED field refers to the most recent dedication, most often, but not necessarily the original dedication date. If the monument did not have a formal dedication, the year listed reflects the date of installation.

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

Directions to Fort Tryon Park

Fort Tryon Park Weather

  • Wed
    Sunny
    26°F
  • Thu
    Increasing Clouds
    34°F
  • Fri
    Chance Snow
    35°F
  • Sat
    Sunny
    23°F

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