Back in the late 40's
there were Army Barracks that were
converted into apartments to house
returning War Veterans
and their families.
The area was called Columbus Park.
Sometime in the middle fifties the Army Barracks
1952 Map of Perth Amboy
Columbus Park- Site of the Army Barracks
After the Army Barracks were demolished, there
was a vision to build a park on the empty lot.
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This brochure explains the plans for Columbus Park.
The area in 1960.
The park in 2002.
The park in 2010.