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Tremont Park

E 175 St to E Tremont Av bet. 3 Av and Arthur Ave

Bronx

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

Tremont Park is named for the neighborhood in which it resides. This area was known as Upper Morrisania until the 1850s, when local postmaster Hiram Tarbox realized his mail was getting mixed up with that of nearby Morrisania. Legend has it that he renamed the town “Tremont” for the three nearby hills—Fairmount, Mount Eden, and Mount Hope.

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Tremont Park Weather

  • Tue
    Rain
    43°F
  • Wed
    Sunny
    45°F
  • Thu
    Mostly Sunny
    51°F
  • Fri
    Showers Likely
    64°F

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