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McLaughlin Park

Jay St., Bridge St. bet. Tillary St. and Cathedral Pl.

Brooklyn

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

This park is named for Hugh McLaughlin, Jr. (1823-1904), a local civic leader with tremendous influence in Brooklyn politics and in the religious life of his community. He was the youngest of ten children born to Irish immigrants who arrived in Brooklyn early in the nineteenth century. McLaughlin began his career as a fishmonger and later became the master foreman at the Brooklyn Navy Yard in Fort Greene. A devout Catholic as well as an astute businessman, McLaughlin eventually amassed a fortune through successful real estate speculation.

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McLaughlin Park Weather

  • Sat
    Mostly Sunny
    80°F
  • Sun
    Chance Thunderstorms
    85°F
  • Wed
    Chance Thunderstorms
    83°F
  • Tue
    Mostly Sunny
    88°F

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