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Van Dyke Playground

Dumont Ave. between Powell St. and Mother Gaston Blvd.

Brooklyn

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

This playground honors the Van Dyke family, who were among the earliest Dutch settlers of 17th century Brooklyn. Successive generations of the Van Dyck (the original Dutch spelling) family produced magistrates, judges, and landowners who held significant influence in the newly born towns of Brooklyn.

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  • Van Dyke Playground

Van Dyke Playground Weather

  • Mon
    Mostly Cloudy
    53°F
  • Tue
    Chance Light Rain
    58°F
  • Wed
    Chance Light Rain and Areas Fog then Chance T-storms
    68°F
  • Thu
    Mostly Sunny and Breezy
    49°F

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