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Msgr. McGolrick Park

Russell St., Monitor St. bet. Nassau Ave. and Driggs Ave.

Brooklyn

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

In 1889 the City of Brooklyn acquired the land for a park on a site bounded by Monitor and Russell Streets, Nassau and Driggs Avenues. Winthrop Park was named for Assemblyman Winthrop Jones, who was instrumental in obtaining the $132,825 appropriation for the purchase. A lifelong resident of Greenpoint, Jones co-owned a lumberyard at the corner of Kent and West Streets and also worked as a job printer.

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Events

Fall Foliage Hike: Trees of McGolrick Park

Get inspired by the beauty of fall colors and enjoy the outdoors on this light hike.  Our Urban Park Ranger...

Directions to Msgr. McGolrick Park

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Msgr. McGolrick Park Weather

  • Thu
    Slight Chc Rain/Snow
    40°F
  • Fri
    Mostly Sunny
    38°F
  • Sat
    Mostly Cloudy
    42°F
  • Sun
    Mostly Cloudy
    53°F

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