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Fort Tryon Park

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Fort Tryon Park Playground

  • Location: Fort Washington Avenue, 191st Street
  • Architect: Henry Deacy
  • Description: Tablet
  • Materials: Granite
  • Dimensions: H: 1'3 3/8" W: 2'6" D: 4"
  • Dedicated: 1942
  • Donor: Gift of John D. Rockefeller
  • Inscription: THE SITE FOR THIS / PLAYGROUND ADDITION TO / FORT TRYON PARK / WAS PRESENTED TO THE / CITY OF NEW YORK / BY JOHN D. ROCKEFELLER JR. / 1941 /

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