Landscape of the Lenape: Park Walk

Saturday, April 23, 2016

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.

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Celebrate Earth Day weekend at Conference House Park with a guided walk.

The Lenape (len-AH-pay) or Delaware Indians lived in an area they called “Lenapehoking,” which means “Land of the Lenape.” Their land included all of what is now New Jersey, eastern Pennsylvania, southeastern New York State, northern Delaware, and a small section of southeastern Connecticut. As part of the Eastern Woodlands, Lenapehoking had many rivers, streams and lakes and was densely forested and rich in wildlife.

Learn about the natural landscape and flora that these first native New Yorkers might have encountered in NYC's southern most park.

 

Location

Conference House Museum in Conference House Park Accessible
298 Satterlee Street
Staten Island
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Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

Conference House Park

Contact Number

(917) 417-6917

Contact Email

john.kilcullen@parks.nyc.gov

Categories

Adaptive Programs, Education, Nature, History, Tours, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Waterfront, Hiking

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