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Milestone Park

18 Ave. bet. 81 St. and 82 St.

Brooklyn

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

The milestone that is the centerpiece of Milestone Park is a replica of the oldest remaining milestone in New York City. The sandstone original is in the Brooklyn Historical Society, but this granite reproduction occupies the same spot where the original was placed in 1741. It stands three feet high and has a base measuring one square foot. One side reads, “8-1/4 Miles to New York and 2-1/2 Miles to Denyse’s Ferry.” The other is inscribed, “10-1/2 Miles to New York Ferry 15 Miles to Jamaica.”

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    Milestone Park Weather

    • Fri
      Sunny
      66°F
    • Sat
      Partly Sunny
      76°F
    • Sun
      Slight Chc Thunderstorms
      80°F
    • Mon
      Sunny
      72°F

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