The park has a playground, basketball court, soccer field and man-made lake. The park was constructed in 1899 and opened the following year.
It also contains the confluence between the Second River, Toney’s Brook, and the Second River. Named “Watsessing” from the Lenni Lenape Indians, it means “crooked” and “elbow”.
The museum is interactive and your children will enjoy playing in the various exhibits like the time traveler or the tombs of ancient kings, stargazer or main street village.
The park has 7 tennis courts on Rhode Island Avenue. There is also a basketball court at the corner of Elmwood Avenue & Oak Street.
It is part of the Archdiocese of Newark. It is known for its Gothic Revival-style church, which is a landmark on 94 Ridge Street.