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Historic New York: The General Slocum Disaster

Sunday, June 20, 2021

11:00 a.m.12:00 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 in NYC.

Registration is required. To register, please visit the Urban Park Rangers Registration Page on Wednesday, June 9th

Please Note: We are offering outdoor programs with limited attendance so that you can have a safe and enjoyable time in parks: Based on New York State guidance for sports and recreation during COVID-19, we’ve put protocols into place to keep our participants and staff safe and healthy. We're asking everyone to help us stay safe:

  • Stay home if you're sick
  • Maintain six feet of physical distance between households
  • Wear a face covering
  • Wash your hands

Additionally, we encourage participants to bring their own hand sanitizer to our programs.  

Location

Parking Lot in Astoria Park Accessible
19th Street and Hoyt Avenue North, Astoria, NY 11102
Queens
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Location Details:
Astoria Park Parking Lot

Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

Urban Park Rangers,

Contact Number

(718) 846-2731

Categories

Education, Nature

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Know Before You Go

PlaygroundsCharybdis Playground

As a part of our Anchor Parks initiative, reconstruction of Charybdis Playground in Astoria Park is now underway. Follow this project on the Parks Capital Tracker for updates.


Anticipated Completion: Spring 2021

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