Fort Tryon Park

Fort Tryon Park (HMRUR)

Location: New York, NY 10040 New York County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 51.69', W 73° 56.013'

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This historic area and its surroundings were developed and presented to the people of the City of New York in 1935 by John. D. Rockefeller, Jr. The adjacent hilltop, and outpost of Fort Washington, was gallantly defended in November 1776 by the Maryland and Virginia Regiment. After its capture, it was named Fort Tryon in honor of the last English civil governor of New York.

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Fort Tryon Park
In recognition of the generous support David Rockefeller has given to the Fort Tryon Park Trust on the occasion of the park's 75th anniversary, this site is hereby dedicated as the David Rockefeller Linden Terrace. June 15, 2010.
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Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 5:34pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 589878 N 4523929
Decimal Degrees40.86150000, -73.93355000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 51.69', W 73° 56.013'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 51' 41.40" N, 73° 56' 0.78" W
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Area Code(s)917, 646, 212
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 65 Margaret Corbin Dr, New York NY 10040, US
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