Dawson Playground

Dawson Playground [OpenStreetMap]

This park honors Henry B. Dawson (1821-1889), who lived in this section of Hunts Point in the Bronx after emigrating from England with his parents at the age of 13.

A very small jointly operated playground at Rogers Pl. at Dawson St. in the Bronx

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Founded May 1, 1950 — 72 years ago

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