Historic New York: Mount Morris Fire Watchtower

Sunday, July 25, 2021

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

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A prominent feature of Marcus Garvey Park and its neighborhood, the historic Mount Morris Fire Watchtower serves as an important landmark for the Harlem community. 

Urban Park Rangers discuss the significance and history of this recently restored structure. 

Know Before You Go:

For everyone's safety, we are asking all participants to observe the following guidelines: 

- Please wear a mask if you are unvaccinated, or if it makes you feel more comfortable 
- All individuals should maintain social distancing of six feet during programming, regardless of vaccination status 
- Please wear a mask if social distancing cannot be maintained 
- Wash your hands before attending a program 
- Stay home if you are sick 


Mount Morris Fire Watchtower in Marcus Garvey Park
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Location Details:
The tower sits atop the hill in the center of the park.



Event Organizer

Urban Park Rangers,

Contact Number

(212) 360-1444


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