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Ferry Park

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  • PLAYGROUND
    • Playground
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    • Trail / Soft
Hours:

Open ½ hour before sunrise
Close ½ hour after sunset

1400 S. Sheridan Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98405

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Tacoma's first park, just a little over one-half acre, was donated by C.P. and Evelyn Ferry on May 14, 1883.

 

Kids Outside Ferry Park Building 1928HISTORY
Colonel Ferry platted the C.P. Ferry Addition to the city and set aside this piece of land for a park. He wanted to show the new and growing City of Tacoma how the European custom of small parks scattered throughout the residence districts could add its charm and beauty. Read more about the history of Ferry Park.