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Fresh Meadows Park

Horace Harding Exwy. Sr. Rd. S. bet. 188 St. and 190 St.


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

This park takes its name from the surrounding neighborhood. Fresh Meadows was previously known as Black Stump, for the rows of blackened stumps that marked the boundaries of the area’s many farms. Black Stump Road, now 73rd Avenue, was one of two roads that ran through Fresh Meadows during colonial times.

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