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Naples Playground

Targee St, Stanwich St. Rome Ave.

Staten Island

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This text is part of Parks’ Historical Signs Project and can be found posted within the park.

Naples is an ancient Italian port city. Founded as a Greek colony around 600 BCE, Neapolis (New City) retained its Greek character and language long after its absorption by Rome in the fourth century BC. As a Roman city, it was a celebrated resort and retreat for wealthy artists and politicians, including the emperor Tiberius, and the poets Virgil and Horace.

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    Naples Playground Weather

    • Tue
      Showers Likely
      47°F
    • Wed
      Mostly Sunny
      57°F
    • Thu
      Sunny
      51°F
    • Fri
      Rain
      48°F

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