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Tompkins Square Park

Highlights

Hare Krishna Tree

One of Tompkins Square Park’s most prominent features is its collection of venerable American elm ( Ulmus americana ) trees. One elm in particular, located next to… Read More

Samuel Sullivan Cox

Samuel Sullivan “Sunset” Cox (1824–1889) was born in Zanesville, Ohio, and served his home state as a Democratic Congressional representative from… Read More

Slocum Memorial Fountain

Dedicated in 1906, this fountain serves as a reminder of those who died aboard the excursion steamer General Slocum on June 15, 1904. Prior to September 11, 2001, the… Read More

Temperance Fountain

Dating to 1888, this neo-classical fountain was the gift of the wealthy San Francisco dentist, businessman, and temperance crusader Henry D. Cogswell (1820–1900).… Read More

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Outdoor PoolsTompkins Square

Tompkins Square Pool is closed for swimming for the season.

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