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Colonial Park Pool 


Description: Courtesy of the Parks Photo Archive, Neg. 12478. Opened August 8, 1936 and originally known as "Colonial Park Pool," this facility was dedicated at an event featuring Bill "Bojangles" Robinson singing "Battle Hymm of the Republic" to a crowd of… more.

Courtesy of the Parks Photo Archive, Neg. 12478. Opened August 8, 1936 and originally known as "Colonial Park Pool," this facility was dedicated at an event featuring Bill "Bojangles" Robinson singing "Battle Hymm of the Republic" to a crowd of 25,000.

Location: Jackie Robinson Park, Manhattan

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