Urban Park Rangers: History and Culture

Discover NYC's storied past with our expert Urban Park Rangers as your guide to historical events, people, and communities that have shaped our city and Parks.

Urban Park Rangers: History and Culture Events

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from November 30, 2021 to January 2, 2022

Saturday, December 4, 2021

Dec 4

Historic New York: The Highbridge Water Tower

at West 174 Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Urban Park Rangers discuss the significance and history of this recently restored structure.
Free!

Sunday, December 5, 2021

Dec 5

Central Park in the Movies

at East 60th Street and Fifth AvenueManhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers as we highlight locations within iconic Central Park featured in popular motion pictures.
Free!

Dec 5

Historic New York: Gerritsen Creek

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn about the history of the Gerritsen Creek wetlands and a 17th century, tide-powered mill that no longer stands, but once existed in this region of Brooklyn.
Free!

Sunday, December 12, 2021

Dec12

Historic New York: The Highbridge Water Tower

at West 174 Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Urban Park Rangers discuss the significance and history of this recently restored structure.
Free!

Dec12

Historic New York: Prison Ship Martyrs' Monument

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Discover the history of this Brooklyn landmark that pays tribute to the 11,000 men, women, and children who died on British Prison Ships during the Revolutionary War.
Free!

Dec12

Historic New York: The Highbridge Water Tower

at West 174 Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Urban Park Rangers discuss the significance and history of this recently restored structure.
Free!

Sunday, January 2, 2022

Jan 2

Historic New York: The Highbridge Water Tower

at West 174 Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Urban Park Rangers discuss the significance and history of this recently restored structure.
Free!

Jan 2

Historic New York: The Highbridge Water Tower

at West 174 Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Urban Park Rangers discuss the significance and history of this recently restored structure.
Free!

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