4th of July

Spend Independence Day with us! Kids age 17 and younger get free admission to the Museum on Sunday, July 4.

What Was Jones' Wood?

 Jones' Wood, a parcel of land located along the East River between 66th and 75th Streets, was the site originally proposed for New York's (not) Central Park. When the heirs of owner John Jones refused to sell the land to the city, an alternative proposal for a large park in the middle of the city gained support.

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