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Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1733/03/12 Common Council creates Bowling Green Park, leasing it for 1 peppercorn a year to John Chambers, Peter Bayard and Peter Jay, who are responsible for the Beauty and Ornament of the Said Street as well as for the Recreation and Delight of the Inhabitants.
1776/07/09 Capt Oliver Brown Patriot Officer After the Declaration of Independence is read on the Common, Sons of Liberty move to Bowling Green where Capt Brown's men tear down the statue of King George III. Fence post finials still retain saw marks were the cast-iron crowns were cut off. US Declaration of Independence
1912/04/15 Thousands of people gather outside the White Star office at 9 Broadway to learn the fate of Titanic's passengers. Sinking of the RMS Titanic
1989/12/21 "Charging Bull" sculpture by Arturo Di Modica is installed at Bowling Green Park by the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation.

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Particulars for Bowling Green Fence and Park:
Area of Significance Exploration-settlement
Criteria Historic Event
Owner Local
Level of Significance National
Historic Use Park
Area of Significance Politics-government
Sight Category Site
Area of Significance Social History
Historic Use Street furniture, object



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 9th April 1980

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name: Bowling Green Fence and Park
Registry Address: Broadway and Beaver Sts.
Registry Number: 80002673
Resource Type: Site
Owner: Local
Contributing Sites: 1
Contributing Structures: 1
Contributing Objects: 1
Certification: Listed in the National Register
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Politics-government, Exploration-settlement, Social history
Applicable Criteria: Event
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1700-1749, 1750-1799, 1850-1874, 1800-1824, 1825-1849
Significant Year: 1733, 1771, 1776
Historic Function: Landscape
Historic Sub-Function: Street furniture, object, Park
Current Function: Landscape
Current Sub-Function: Park Street furniture, object

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