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Historic New York: The General Slocum Disaster

Sunday, June 11, 2017

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.

The PS General Slocum was a passenger steamboat built in Brooklyn, New York, in 1891. During her service history, she was involved in a number of mishaps, including multiple groundings and collisions.

Join the Urban Park Rangers as we explore this incredible historical event.

Please note: Registration is required; to register, visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Wednesday, May 13.

Location

Parking Lot in Astoria Park
19th Street and Hoyt Avenue
Queens
Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

Urban Park Rangers

Contact Number

(718) 352-1769

Categories

History, Tours

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BathroomsAstoria Park (Charybdis Playground)

The bathroom at Charybdis Playground is closed due to construction on the sewer line.

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