1850: Bowling Green Park

Bowling Green is the oldest public park (formerly, there was a turf present for playing lawn bowling) and surrounded by the oldest fence in New York City. The land on which the park sits was sacred for the Lenape Indians, where council fires were held and social meetings took place.


New York City's Prehistoric Roots

Learn all about NYC’s fascinating past by exploring the natural forces that shaped the environment and landscape, along with the people who would transform the “Island of Many Hills” into the greatest and most influential city in the world.


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