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Historic New York: Morris-Jumel Mansion

Sunday, November 24, 2019

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

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Come learn about the Morris-Jumel house, the oldest mansion in Manhattan, and how it connects to the history of NYC and its parks.

This tour will begin at Highbridge Park and follow the daily walking route of those who lived in this mid-eighteenth century residence.

Please note: Particpants are chosen by lottery. To enter the lottery, visit the Urban Park Ranger Registration Page. Lottery registration opens on Wednesday, November 13.

Location

Location Details:
Meeting location will be shared with lottery selected participants.

Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

Urban Park Rangers,

Categories

History, Tours

Directions to Highbridge Park

Know Before You Go

There are currently 5 service interruptions affecting access within this park.

Recreation CentersHighbridge Recreation Center

Beginning Monday, January 13, 2020, the gymnasium will be closed for renovation. We expect the renovation to be completed by February 2020. Please check with the center for further and updates and information. We apologize for any inconvenience.

ParkHighbridge Park

As a part of our Anchor Parks initiative, reconstruction of Highbridge Park is now underway. This project will reinstate access to a 10-block stretch of the park, improve connectivity and pathways, and restore the historic Grand Staircase at Laurel Hill Terrace. The project will also improve safety and security with new park lighting, and improve ADA access. Follow this project on the Parks Capital Tracker for updates.


Anticipated Completion: Summer 2020

PlaygroundsSunken Playground

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


Anticipated Completion: Winter 2021

PlaygroundsAdventure Playground

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


Anticipated Completion: Winter 2021

ParkHighbridge Park

The Highbridge Park Water Tower is currently closed and undergoing reconstruction. Follow this project on the Parks Capital Tracker for updates.


Anticipated Completion: Spring 2021

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