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Jones Woods Park

Arnold St., Brighton Ave., Lafayette Ave.

Staten Island

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

Harvard Yard is situated on the lowest level of Skyline Park in the New Brighton section of Staten Island. On May 28, 1938, the State granted the property to the City for joint recreational and educational purposes. It is a grassy lot, or “yard,” defined by a low border fence, and furnished with wooden picnic tables and sandpits with stakes for horseshoe tossing. Bounded by Harvard Avenue, its name is a reference to the original “Harvard Yard,” the main campus of the venerable Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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Events

MillionTreesNYC Planting Event at Jones Woods Park

Seven years ago, the city launched the MillionTreesNYC initiative with an ambitious goal: to plant and care for one...

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Jones Woods Park Weather

  • Fri
    Partly Sunny
    61°F
  • Sat
    Chance Showers
    66°F
  • Sun
    Mostly Sunny
    61°F
  • Mon
    Mostly Sunny
    61°F

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