WASHINGTON PARK CONSERVANCY

~ Protecting a Living Legacy ~

NEWS & HIGHLIGHTS

Call for Photographs!

Do you have any favorite photos of Washington Park in your personal collection or family archive? The Conservancy is collecting photos for an upcoming publication on the history of Washington Park in celebration of the park's 150th anniversary in 2021. We’re...

Henry Johnson: Hero of World War I

As we mark Black History Month in Albany this year, it’s worth noting a significant monument to a  local African-American hero that is located in Washington Park. Erected in 1991 near the Willett Street/Madison Avenue entrance to the park, the monument honors Albany...

Celebrating Robert Burns

January 25, 2020 marks the 261th anniversary of the birth of Robert Burns (1759-1796), the famous Scottish poet who is celebrated with a monument in Albany’s Washington Park. You might not know a lot about Burns, but if you sang or heard “Auld Lang Syne” on New Year’s...

Upcoming Events

Mar 11

Gardening Seminar with Judy Stacey

Wednesday, March 11: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mar 19

Annual Meeting

Thursday, March 19: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Apr 01

Park Clean-Up

Wednesday, April 1: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Apr 08

Gardening Seminar with Judy Stacey

Wednesday, April 8: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

WHO WE ARE

Advocates for Washington Park

 

 

 

 

MONUMENTS IN THE PARK

Statues and memorials

 

 

 

 

PROJECTS:

Current Initiatives

 

 

 

 

AN HISTORIC LEGACY:

One of the nation’s 100 most important parks

 

 

 

 

VOLUNTEERING:

Get involved!

 

 

 

 

PARK HIGHLIGHTS:

Features and structures

 

 

 

 

The Washington Park Conservancy was founded in 1985 to preserve, protect and promote historic Washington Park in Albany, New York

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