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Historic New York: Mount Morris and the Fire Watch Tower

Saturday, May 10, 2014

1:00 p.m.

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Urban Park Rangers specialize in interpretation of historic turning points, both natural and man-made, in our city’s long history. This Historic New York walking tour will highlight the history and geologic past of the Mount Morris neighborhood.  Learn the story behind the Fire Watch Tower and get an up close view, and enjoy the sites of the Manhattan Skyline from its base.  (Due to current conditions of the tower, participants will not be allowed to climb up) 

Registration required. To register, please visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Wednesday, April 30.

Location

120th Street and Fifth Avenue in Marcus Garvey Park
Manhattan
Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

Urban Park Rangers

Contact Number

(212) 628-2345

Categories

History, Tours

Directions to Marcus Garvey Park

Know Before You Go

There are currently 2 service interruptions affecting access within this park.

BathroomsMarcus Garvey Park (Pool)

The little league comfort station at Marcus Garvey Park is currently closed for reconstruction.
Anticipated Completion: Spring 2014

Recreation CentersPelham Fritz Recreation Center

There are reduced hours at NYC Parks' Recreation Centers over the holidays. On Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve, Recreation Centers open at the normal time, but close at 5 p.m. On Christmas Day and New Year's Day, Recreation Centers are closed. For more information, please visit the holiday schedule link featured on each Recreation Center's homepage under "Holidays".
Anticipated Completion: 01/01/2015

Marcus Garvey Park Weather

  • Fri
    Sunny
    50°F
  • Sat
    Sunny
    56°F
  • Sun
    Chance Showers
    49°F
  • Mon
    Partly Sunny
    40°F

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