Marcus Garvey Park
Historic New York: Mount Morris and the Fire Watch Tower
Saturday, May 10, 2014
1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m.
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Urban Park Rangers specialize in interpretation of historic turning points, both natural and man-made, in our city’s long history. This Historic New York walking tour will highlight the history and geologic past of the Mount Morris neighborhood. Learn the story behind the Fire Watch Tower and get an up close view, and enjoy the sites of the Manhattan Skyline from its base. (Due to current conditions of the tower, participants will not be allowed to climb up)
Registration required. To register, please visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Wednesday, April 30.
Directions to Marcus Garvey Park
Know Before You Go
Pelham Fritz Recreation Center
On Monday, May 30, 2016, the center will be closed in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. The center will resume normal operating hours on Tuesday, May 31.
Marcus Garvey Park Weather
- Walk It Out! Trail Dedicated At Marcus Garvey Park
- Funds Invested To Restore Historic Fire Watchtower
- Funds Allocated To Restore Marcus Garvey Park’s Historic Fire Watchtower - Ribbon is Cut on Morningside Park's 123rd Street Playground