Marcus Garvey Park

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Historic New York: Mount Morris Fire Watchtower

Saturday, October 3, 2020

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.

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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.  

Some programs may be modified, rescheduled, or cancelled due to weather, health, or safety concerns. 

 

Location

Mount Morris Fire Watchtower in Marcus Garvey Park
Manhattan
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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 Marcus Garvey Park

Know Before You Go

Recreation CentersPelham Fritz Recreation Center

New York City’s recreation centers and indoor pools remain closed to the general public until further notice to provide COVID-19 related services as well as free childcare options for children who are scheduled for blended learning. To learn more or to apply for the childcare program, please visit the New York City Department of Education’s Learning Bridges program page.

Once we reopen, NYC Parks will extend all existing recreation center memberships to cover the length of time we are closed to the general public.


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