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Markham Playground

Willowbrook Pkwy., Forest Ave. to Houston St.

Staten Island

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

Bowed by the weight of centuries he leans
Upon his hoe and gazes on the ground,
The emptiness of ages in his face,
And on his back, the burden of the world.

Edwin Markham,“The Man with the Hoe”

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Park Information

Directions to Markham Playground

  • Markham Playground

Markham Playground Weather

  • Sat
    Cloudy
    75°F
  • Sun
    Mostly Sunny
    81°F
  • Mon
    Sunny
    83°F
  • Tue
    Sunny
    82°F

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