Murray Hill Playground
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Murray Hill Playground
  4208 Kingsbury Street   Mapit
Jacksonville, FL 32205

Amenities offered at this park:
Qty.Amenity
1Baseball Adult
1Baseball Adult Lighted
1Baseball Youth
1Baseball Youth Lighted
10Benches
12Bleachers
135Car Parking
1Concession Stand
1Picnic shelters
13Picnic Tables
1Playground Equipment
4Restrooms
3Softball Youth
3Softball Youth Lighted
16Trash Barrels
1Water Feature
1Water Features
YesDrinking Fountain
YesPerimeter Site Fencing
YesSecurity Lighting

Acres: 10.1
Park Type: Neighborhood
Council Person: Michael Corrigan
History: Murray Hill Playground is located in the Murray Hill section of west Jacksonville. One of the City’s oldest schools, Ruth N. Upson Elementary (formerly the Murray Hill School built in 1916)) resides just northwest of the park. Murray Hill incorporated in 1916 and remained a separate municipality until its annexation by Jacksonville in 1925. In 1941, the heirs of J. Graeme Drew sold the park property to the City. Several athletic associations have used and helped maintain the playground over the years including the Murray Hill Youth Assoc., the Wright Youth Assoc., and most recently the Murray Hill Athletic Assoc. Improvement projects in 2001-2003 added two scoreboards, a walk path, fencing for two T-ball fields, a water feature, three portable shelters, a playscape and more.