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Van Dyke Playground

Dumont Ave. between Powell St. and Mother Gaston Blvd.

Brooklyn

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

This playground honors the Van Dyke family, who were among the earliest Dutch settlers of 17th century Brooklyn. Successive generations of the Van Dyck (the original Dutch spelling) family produced magistrates, judges, and landowners who held significant influence in the newly born towns of Brooklyn.

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Van Dyke Playground Weather

  • Sat
    Cloudy
    78°F
  • Sun
    Mostly Sunny
    81°F
  • Mon
    Sunny
    84°F
  • Tue
    Sunny
    82°F

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