Sylvan Glen Park Preserve Shorter Loop

Sylvan Glen Park Preserve

Discarded cables Photo: Jane Daniels Discarded cables Photo: Jane Daniels

This loop hike explores the interesting remnants of an abandoned granite quarry which is now a local park.

41.29975, -73.85246

Sylvan Glen Park Preserve is the site of a granite quarry that opened in 1895 and was abandoned in the fall of 1941, just before the advent of World War II. In its heyday, it employed hundreds of workers, and its high-quality stone was used to construct such landmarks as the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in Manhattan and the approaches to the George Washington Bridge. Operations at the...

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