Historic Washington Heights at Dusk

Janes Walk

Led By Rob Boatti

Rucker Park (basketball court where pros came to play local legends) and Polo Grounds Houses, site of the old baseball stadium. West on 155th to Trinity Cemetery and classical buildings of Audubon Terrace (including Hispanic Museum). Then 163rd St/ Edgecombe for Morris Jumel Mansion and historic Sylvan Terrace, and 173rd for the Highbridge. Along bustling 181st St, ending at Bennett Park, highest point in Manhattan and Revolutionary War site.

Sunday, May 5
6:00 PM
2-3 hours

Walk Details
Borough: Manhattan
Theme: History & Culture
Accessibility: Challenging terrain
Child climbing rock in Bennett Park
Bennett Park New York. Photo: Wikimedia Commons, Nbaz34. Modifications: photo cropped and transformed to black and white.
Meeting Location

524 Fort Washington Ave at 184 St (181 St. station of A train; if in front of train, take elevator up to Fort Washington Ave.)

Directions

181 St. stop of the A train or M4 bus to 183 St.

Finding your walk leader

Sign plus clothing.

Ending Location

Audubon Terrace, 155 St. and Broadway  

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