Parks, Groves, Squares, Fairgrounds, Ballfields, etc. – Past and Present

Lansingburgh – Present

Village Green (between 112th and 113th streets and West Park and East Park lanes)
Powers Park (between 110th and 111th streets and 2nd and 3rd avenues)
Knickerbacker Park
° Knickerbacker Pool at Knickerbacker Park
Cahrenger Stadium (326 Roosevelt Avenue)
Uncle Sam Bikeway
Herman Melville Park (a private park owned by the Lansingburgh Historical Society)
120th Street Park (between 1st Avenue and 1st Avenue Alley)
123rd Street Boat Launch
James T. Ellett Memorial Park (opposite 166 2nd Avenue)
9/11 Memorial Park (112th Street and 1st Avenue)
Freedom Square (northwest corner of 5th Avenue and 101st Street)
RiverSpark – Hudson Mohawk Urban Cultural Park (encompassing most of the Village of Lansingburgh)
Hudson River Vista (a stretch of the riverfront roughly from 103rd Street to 107th Street)

Lansingburgh – Past

Bath House
Rensselaer Park
Judson’s Park (between Hudson River and 1st Avenue, between 118th and 119th streets)
Lansing’s Grove (now Pleasantdale)
Fane’s Grove (Oil Mill Hill)
Young’s Grove (1874-1911) (south of Rensselaer Park)
Lutzelberger Grove (1869-1874) (predecessor of Young’s Grove)
Vail’s Lot
Filkins’ Grove (Speigletown)
Bates Grove (in Cooksboro area of Pittstown, though often referenced as being in Speigletown or Melrose; now home to North Troy Stag Rod & Gun Club on Bates Grove Lane north of Cushman Road.)
Love Grove
Adamsville Playground (Oil Mill Hill)
Miami Beach (Oil Mill Hill)
101st Street Playground (south of Oakwood Cemetery entrance on land leased from the Troy Cemetery Association)
Shaughnessy Square (between 2nd and 3rd avenues and 105th and 106th streets)
Rensselaer County Sidepath (bicycle trail along Hudson River)
Oaklands – the private wooded estate of the Gould family opened on occasion for picnics for children
Macomber Field – (Eighth Avenue and 110th Street) (abt 1955-1973)
Bolton’s Stock Farm – east of the New Turnpike, used for clambakes and athletic events

Batestown – Present (Batestown was formerly a part of Lansingburgh)

Ingalls Avenue Boat Launch and Park
Ingalls Avenue Playground
Frear Park

Batestown – Past

Oak Grove, or Winne’s Grove (Oakwood Avenue south of Oakwood Cemetery)
Rensselaer County Agricultural Society Fairgrounds (between 6th Avenue and the Uncle Sam Bikeway, north of Glen Avenue)
The fairs are now held at the Schaghticoke Fair, in the Village of Schaghticoke.
Laureate Grounds (north of Glen Avenue along the Hudson River) once owned by the Laureate Boat Club
Victory Grounds (earlier name for more or less the same land as Laureate Grounds)
Weir’s Course (north of Glen Avenue east of River Street)

Stone Arabia area – Past

Vanderheyden’s Woods (east of Oakwood Avenue north of St. Peter’s Cemetery)

Stone Arabia area – Present

• Brunswick Town Beach

Peebles Island – Present (Lansingburgh had once tried to annex Peebles Island.)

Peebles Island State Park

Adjacent parks – Past (parks outside of the boundaries of the former Town in or near neighboring places)

Mount Olympus in Middleburgh (informally used in the past like a park, and at least once proposed as a formal park)

Van Schaick Island Trotting Park

Powers Grove on Green Island

Mohawk Pines and Zoo at Powers Grove on Green Island

Ford Park on Green Island

See also: Cemeteries, Diamond Rock, Red Rock, Mount Rafinesque, Rice Mountain, Thieves Hollow, Islands, River Road, Fountains, Shade Trees, Tributary Kills.