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Van Cortlandt Park

Monuments

Algernon Sidney Sullivan

Algernon Sidney Sullivan

Stele with fountain bases

Chief Nimham Memorial

Chief Nimham Memorial

Boulder-like form (cairn) bearing a plaque, on a low base

Florence Gallagher

Florence Gallagher

Plaque on plinth

Frank Kelly

Frank Kelly

Plaque on plinth, tree marker

General Josiah Porter

General Josiah Porter

Standing figure on integral plinth, on pedestal

J. Otis Swift

J. Otis Swift

Plaque on plinth

Pete McArdle Memorial

Pete McArdle Memorial

2 vertical poles on separate bases, 3 granite markers

Prison Window

Prison Window

Ruins of old prison with tablet

Thirteen Stone Pillars

Thirteen Stone Pillars

Stone, post & lintel construction

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Directions to Van Cortlandt Park

Know Before You Go

There are currently 2 service interruptions affecting access within this park.

Barbecuing AreasVan Cortlandt Park

Due to construction at Broadway and West 242nd Street, the entrance near the subway is closed. Please access the park at the stairway adjacent to the public comfort station (Broadway & Manhattan College Parkway). There is an accessible entrance at the end of the block. The barbecuing area at Van Cortlandt Park has temporarily been moved behind the Nature Center. For more information on the progress of this construction project, please visit our Capital Project Tracker page.
Anticipated Completion: Summer 2020

Hiking TrailsPutnam Trail

The Putnam Greenway Trail is currently closed for construction. For north-south access, runners and pedestrians can use the Old Croton Aqueduct Trail (enter at Mosholu Parkway & Van Cortlandt Park South), and bicyclists and pedestrians can use Broadway. For more information on the progress of this construction project, please visit our Capital Project Tracker page.


Anticipated Completion: Summer 2020

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