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Jennie Jerome Playground

Jerome Av bet. E 174 St and the Cross Bronx Exwy Entrance Ramp

Bronx

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

This playground is named to honor Jennie Jerome (1854-1921), best known as the mother of Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965), the great Prime Minister of England who helped lead the Allied Forces to victory in World War II. Jennie Jerome, and the daughter of Leonard Jerome (1817-1891), a wealthy New York financier, patron of the arts, and sportsman, was also a prominent member of English society in her own right.

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Jennie Jerome Playground Weather

  • Mon
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  • Wed
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  • Thu
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