Bowling Green

Bowling Green (HM8WP)

Location: New York, NY 10004 New York County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 42.293', W 74° 0.819'

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The first public park to be established in New York March 12, 1733

"Resolved that the Corporation will Lease a Piece of Land lying at the lower End of Broadway fronting to the Fort to some of the inhabitants of the Said Broadway in Order to be Inclosed to make a Bowling Green there of with Walks therein, for the Beauty and Ornament of the Said Street as well as for the Recreation & Delight of the Inhabitants of This City."
From the minutes of the Common Council
Reconstructed 1938
HM NumberHM8WP
Year Placed1938
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 9:03pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 583323 N 4506464
Decimal Degrees40.70488333, -74.01365000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 42.293', W 74° 0.819'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 42' 17.58" N, 74° 0' 49.14" W
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Area Code(s)212, 917, 646, 516, 347,
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5 Broadway, New York NY 10004, US
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