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McKee Triangle

149 St., 15 Ave., Cross Island Pkwy.


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

Private Edward M. McKee was a native of Queens who was killed in World War I. McKee grew up at 67 North Sixth Avenue in Whitestone, and joined the army when the United States entered the war. He served in Company I of the 326th Infantry regiment, and tragically died of wounds on October 15, 1918, just 27 days before Armistice and the end of the war.

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