James Forten Playground

Underhill Ave. bet. Prospect Pl. and Park Pl.

Brooklyn

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This playground is named for or prominent abolitionist, businessman, and vice president of the Anti-Slavery Society, James Forten (1766-1842). James Forten was vice president of the Anti-Slavery Society. During the Revolutionary War, he was temporarily imprisoned at Brooklyn’s Wallabout Bay near what is today the Navy Yard.

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  • Underhill Playground

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