Fun Facts about NYC’s Central Parkby Doris Mercy Travel Blogger
New York City's Central Park is among the most-talked-about attractions of the state of New York. Spread over an area of more than 843 acres, Central Park is the most visited city park in the United States. Besides being one of the most admired and visited parks, the venue is also one of the most filmed sites on the planet. In this piece, you will learn some of the interesting facts about Central Park.
Here‘s the list of some of the fun facts about Central Park:
· Blockhouse No. 1: Finished in 1814, Blockhouse No. 1, a small fort in the Central Park, is the oldest recognized building in the park. It was the bastion made against the British during the 1812 war United States and the United Kingdom.
· Seneca village: A village called "Seneca Village" was cleared off to build Central Park. It was a small village with mostly African American communities residing here in the Manhattan Borough.
· Record-breaking concert: While Central Park is often associated with massive crowds, Singer Garth Brooks’ 1997 concert remains to be the most crowded day in the history of the park. The event was attended to by 980,000 people.
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