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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 on Wednesday, April 30.


120th Street and Fifth Avenue in Marcus Garvey Park
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(212) 628-2345


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Recreation CentersPelham Fritz Recreation Center

Please be advised that on all Tuesdays in August (1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th) the recreation center will have a delayed opening and open at 2:30pm due to repairs being performed. Should you have any questions, please call the centers customer service desk.

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