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The Origins of Fort Tryon Park

Thursday, January 28, 2016

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.

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Join Sid Horenstein, geologist and Educator Emeritus at the American Museum of Natural History, as he leads his geology and history lecture on the origins of our beloved Fort Tryon Park. Learn about the ice age uptown, the revolutionary war period and the estate era of Northern Manhattan and how portions of it were transformed into Fort Tryon Park.

Please note: Space is limited. RSVP is required. To register for this lecture, please email

This program is generously supported by the Greenacre Foundation and the Fort Tryon Park Trust.


Payson Center in Inwood Hill Park Accessible
Payson Avenue and Dyckman Street
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Fort Tryon Park Trust, Northern Manhattan Parks

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(212) 795-1388

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