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Field Trip: Chinese Scholar’s Garden at Snug Harbor

Friday, July 26, 2019

10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.

Take a tour of the New York Chinese Scholar’s Garden (NYCSG), one of two authentic classical outdoor Chinese gardens built in the United States. The NYCSG is a compilation of different gardens in China. It is based on Ming Dynasty gardens (1368–1644 AD). The garden features magnificent rocks resembling mountains that inspired the poetry and paintings of Confucian, Buddhist, and Taoist monks, as well as other scholars.

Pre-registration is required. Limited spots are available. RSVP does not guarantee participation; GreenThumb will confirm availability. Please bring lunch.

Optional bus pick-up:  9:15 a.m., Brooklyn Bears Pacific Street Garden, 590 Pacific St.
  

Location 

Snug Harbor
1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island, Staten Island
Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 602-5300

Contact Email

greenthumbinfo@parks.nyc.gov

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