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Howard Playground



New York


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Public Park, Variety - Sports

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All ages


As part of the Parks� Historical Signs Project, visitors can learn about William Howard's tavern, known as the Rising Sun Tavern, which served as a pivotal gathering place between Brooklyn Village and Jamaica. The tavern's design, with two segregated bars to accommodate Dutch patrons, offers insight into the area's historical dynamics. Beyond its historical significance, the playground boasts various facilities, including basketball and handball courts, outdoor pools, playgrounds, and spray showers, making it a versatile and engaging space for community recreation. Visitors can easily locate the park using Google Maps, ensuring convenient access to its historical and recreational offerings.

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