Dyckman Farmhouse Garden Reopens To Public After Extended Closure

INWOOD, NY — The garden at the Dyckman Farmhouse Museum in Inwood reopened to the public Tuesday after an extended closure due to the coronavirus.

While the garden is now open again three days a week from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the museum will remain closed.

The garden is opening its gates Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday.

The Dyckman Farmhouse Museum and garden is located at 4881 Broadway and 204th Street.

The Dyckman Farmhouse Museum sits within a Dutch Colonial style house built on the same site in 1784. It was opened as a museum in 1916, and today lays nestled in the small garden that is now partially reopening for the public.

The farmhouse is a member of the Historic House Trust of New York City.

The New York City Department of Parks & Recreation owns the museum, and it is considered the last farmhouse still standing in Manhattan. The Inwood museum aims to “support the preservation of the historic site, to be a catalyst for engaging, adventourous programming and to be a good neighbor and a dynamic resource for the community,” according to the Dyckman Farmhouse Museum’s website.

Earlier in the summer, the Dyckman Farmhouse Museum was awarded a $2,500 grant from the Humanities New York organization to help fight against the financial hardships that have come along with the pandemic.

The museum used the added funds to hold a free virtual camp throughout the summer and launch a virtual lecture series called, “Talking About Race Matters: Join the Conversation.”

You can find out more about the Dyckman Farmhouse Museum on its website.

This article originally appeared on the Washington Heights-Inwood Patch

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