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Historic New York: Mount Morris Fire Watchtower

Sunday, June 27, 2021

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.

Please note: This event has already taken place. Please use the Search options on the right to find upcoming events.

A prominent feature of Marcus Garvey Park and its neighborhood, the historic Mount Morris Fire Watchtower serves as an important landmark for the Harlem community. 

Urban Park Rangers discuss the significance and history of this recently restored structure. 

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

Mount Morris Fire Watchtower in Marcus Garvey Park
Manhattan
Directions to this location
Location Details:
The tower sits atop the hill in the center of the park.

Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

Urban Park Rangers,

Contact Number

(212) 360-1444

Categories

Education, History, Tours

Directions to Historic Harlem Parks

Know Before You Go

Recreation CentersJackie Robinson Recreation Center

Jackie Robinson Recreation Center remains closed to the public until further notice. Some recreation centers are being used for COVID-19 testing and vaccination services, the Learning Bridges program, and critical seasonal training. Please visit our Recreation Centers page to find an alternate recreation center.


Recreation CentersPelham Fritz Recreation Center

Pelham Fritz Recreation Center remains closed to the public until further notice. Some recreation centers are being used for COVID-19 testing and vaccination services, the Learning Bridges program, and critical seasonal training. Please visit our Recreation Centers page to find an alternate recreation center.


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