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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

Madison Square Park

Australian Tree Marker map_it

  • Location: 5th Avenue and East 24th Street; north of Eternal Light Flagstaff, near dog run
  • Description: Plaque on plinth
  • Materials: Bronze, Georgia granite
  • Dimensions: Plaque H: 6" W: 1'1¾" D: 1/8"; Plinth H: 1'4" W: 1'5½" D: 1'2"
  • Cast: 1929
  • Dedicated: March 14, 1929
  • Donor: Young Australia League
  • Inscription: PLANTED BY / 159 MEMBERS OF THE YOUNG / AUSTRALIA LEAGUE, / AS AN AUSTRALIAN TRIBUTE / TO AMERICA'S GLORIOUS DEAD, / MARCH 14, 1929 /


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 Madison Square Park

Madison Square Park Weather

  • Wed
    Becoming Sunny
    30°F
  • Thu
    Increasing Clouds
    33°F
  • Fri
    Chance Light Snow
    34°F
  • Sat
    Sunny
    21°F

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