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Goble Playground

Goble Pl bet. Inwood Av and Macombs Rd

Bronx

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

This playground honors George S. Goble, who ran an ice pond and icehouse in the Bronx during the 1860s. Adjacent to the playground is Macomb’s Road, named after the merchant and landowner, Alexander Macomb. In 1813, his son Robert Macomb erected a dam that held back the Harlem River at 160th Street. The construction enraged local residents since it blocked large boats sailing the river, and in 1838, a group of disgruntled Westchester farmers tore down the dam with axes.

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Goble Playground Weather

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