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Potomac Playground

This playground and the adjacent school honor abolitionist, writer, and medical practitioner, David Ruggles (1810-1849). Ruggles devoted his life to ending slavery and obtaining equality for African-Americans. He spent the majority of his life in New York City where he helped hundreds of slaves escape to Canada through the Underground Railroad.

Cross Streets
Tompkins Ave. between Halsey St. and Macon St.
Facilities

Bathrooms, Handball Courts, Playgrounds, Spray Showers