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McKinley Square

E. 169 St., Boston Rd., Clinton Ave.

Bronx

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

This public square is named for William McKinley (1843-1901), the twenty-fifth President of the United States. McKinley was born on January 29, 1843 in Niles, Ohio and attended Allegheny College in Meadville, Pennsylvania. At the outbreak of the Civil War, he joined the 23rd Ohio Volunteer Infantry, and he rose from private to brevet major. After the war McKinley attended law school in Albany, New York and practiced law in Ohio. He married Ida Stanton in 1871.

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McKinley Square Weather

  • Wed
    Sunny
    86°F
  • Thu
    Sunny
    88°F
  • Fri
    Sunny
    87°F
  • Sat
    Chance Thunderstorms
    87°F

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