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Crocheron Park

214 Pl., 214 La., 215 Pl, Cross Island Pkwy. bet. 33 Ave. and 35 Ave.

Queens

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This text is part of Parks’ Historical Signs Project and can be found posted within the park.

The Crocheron family lived on the edge of Little Neck Bay for centuries. The first family member to live in the area was John Crocheron, a farmer whose will dates from 1695. His long line of distinguished descendents include: Henry Crocheron, a Congressman from 1815 to 1817; Jacob Crocheron, a Congressman from 1829 to 1831; Nicholas Crocheron, a member of the 1854 State Assembly; and Joe Crocheron, a horse racer and gambler who was as renowned as Cornelius Vanderbilt and August Belmont.

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ParkCrocheron Park

Due to renovations, Joe Michaels Mile is closed from the Bayside Marina to Northern Boulevard. The section between Fort Totten and Bayside Marina is open, and can be accessed from the Fort Totten entrance and 28 Avenue overpass (stairs and ramp are both open). There is no access from 35 Avenue/Crocheron Park overpass. Updates will be posted here when available. We apologize for any inconvenience. Total project duration is one year.

  • Golden Pond at Crocheron Park
  • Ballfield at Crocheron Park
  • Buz O'Rourke Playground
  • Buz O'Rourke Playground
  • Crocheron Park
  • Crocheron Park
  • Crocheron Park Tennis Courts
  • Rich Rollins Field at Crocheron Park

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