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The lamp posts are designed by architect Henry Bacon.

Central Park presents endless opportunities for exploration with its historic pavilions, verdant meadows, and plenty of playgrounds, gardens and lakes. But if you’ve found yourself at the vast space scratching your head as to where exactly you were, Mental Floss points out a neat little trick that will help you find your way using a little-known system of numbers found on the park’s 1,600 lamp posts.

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