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FULL The Geology and History of Fort Tryon Park: A Lecture with Sidney Horenstein

Thursday, February 20, 2014

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.

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This event is at full capacity. Unfortunately due to the limited space of the venue, this event is now closed to those who did not RSVP before today.

Sidney Horenstein, geologist and Educator Emeritus at the American Museum of Natural History, will lead a lecture and slide presentation on the geology, history, and natural history of Fort Tryon Park. Discover how the park's geologic history has shaped the park and the surrounding areas into what they are today.

This program is generously supported by the Greenacre Foundation and the Fort Tryon Park Trust.


J. Hood Wright Recreation Center in J. Hood Wright Park
351 Fort Washington Ave.
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Location Details:
In the computer room, to the right when you come in the Recreation Center.



Event Organizer

Northern Manhattan Parks, Fort Tryon Park Trust, Greenacre

Contact Number

(212) 795-1388

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Recreation CentersJ. Hood Wright Recreation Center

This Recreation Center's hours are affected over Thanksgiving. On Wednesday, November 25, it opens at its regularly scheduled time, but closes at 5:00 p.m. On Thursday, November 26 it is closed. Regular hours resume on Friday, November 27.
Anticipated Completion: 11/27/2015

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