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Kennedy King Playground

E. 93 St. to E. 94 St., between Lenox Rd. and Clarkson Ave.

Brooklyn

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This text is part of Parks’ Historical Signs Project and can be found posted within the park.

This playground and the nearby school honor two 20th century American icons, the 35th President of the United States John Fitzgerald Kennedy (1917-1963) and civil rights leader Reverend Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929-1968).

After serving as a naval officer during World War II, John F. Kennedy was elected to the United States House of Representatives from Massachusetts (1947-1953) and the United States Senate (1953 - 1960). He narrowly defeated Richard M. Nixon in the presidential election of 1960.

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