5 Little Known Facts About Central Park

 

1. Central Park was America’s first landscaped park in 1867

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2. The Conservatory Gardens is 6 acres and is made up of three gardens, Italian, French and English Style gardens.

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3. The Delacorte Clock is made up of three tiers which includes dancing animals. It chimes every 1/2 hour from 8am – 6pm, and the music changes with the seasons.

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4. The Swedish Cottage was a real school house and came over from Sweden in 1867. It is now home to parties and a marionette show.

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5. The North Woods is 90 acres and was modeled after the New York State Adirondacks.

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