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Fort Greene Park - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

100 Washington Park, Brooklyn, NY 11205, USA

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About Fort Greene Park

This is a city park which was located in Fort Greene in Brooklyn county. The park is named after the fort which was formerly located here. The park includes part of the high ground where the Continental Army built fortifications prior to the Battle of Long Island, during the early days of the American Revolutionary War.


Attractions Near Fort Greene Park

New York Transit Museum
New York Transit Museum1.25km from Fort Greene Park

Displays historical artifacts of the New York City Subway, bus, and commuter rail systems in the greater New York City metropolitan region. The main museum is located in the decommissioned Court Street subway station.

Cadman Plaza Park
Cadman Plaza Park1.47km from Fort Greene Park

Cadman Plaza Park is a 10.4-acre public park in Brooklyn. The park is bordered by Cadman Plaza West, Cadman Plaza East, and the Brooklyn Bridge. The park was significantly expanded and redeveloped in 1939, on land reclaimed by condemnation in 1935. The park is also home to the Brooklyn War Memorial, which commemorates the soldiers who fought in World War II.

Brooklyn Historical Society
Brooklyn Historical Society1.49km from Fort Greene Park

Founded in 1863, is a museum, library, and educational center preserving and encouraging the study of Brooklyn's 400-year history. The Brooklyn Historical Society houses materials relating to the history of Brooklyn and its people, and hosts exhibitions which draw over 9,000 members a year.

Brooklyn Bridge Park
Brooklyn Bridge Park2.07km from Fort Greene Park

85-acre (34 ha) park located on a 1.3-mile (2.1 km) plot of land. From north to south, the pier includes the preexisting Empire–Fulton Ferry and Main Street Parks; the historic Fulton Ferry Landing; and Piers 1–6, which contain various playgrounds and residential developments.

Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch
Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch2.11km from Fort Greene Park

The Soldiers' and Sailors' Arch is a triumphal arch at Grand Army Plaza in Brooklyn. Built from 1889 to 1892, the arch is dedicated "To the Defenders of the Union, 1861–1865"

Old Stone House of Brooklyn
Old Stone House of Brooklyn2.21km from Fort Greene Park

The Old Stone House is a house located in the Park Slope neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York City. The Old Stone House was the clubhouse of the Brooklyn Superbas, who later became the Brooklyn Dodgers. The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2012.

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