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Father Jerzy Popieluszko Monument
- Location: Father Jerzy Popieluszko Square, Bedford and Nassau Avenues
- Sculptor: Stanislaw Lutostanski
- Architect: M. Paul Friedberg & Partners
- Description: Bust emerging from a rough-hewn block, so it appears to be enshrouded up to the shoulders in a map of Poland, two plaques in pavement at front
- Materials: Barre gray granite
- Dimensions: H: 8' W: 3'6" L: 2'6"; Total weight: 14,450 lbs
- Cast: 1990
- Dedicated: October 21, 1990
- Donor: Polish American Congress, Downstate N.Y. Division
- Inscription: Plaque 1:
CONQUER EVIL WITH GOOD / JOHN PAUL II / IN MEMORY OF / FATHER JERZY POPIELUSZKO / 1947 - 1984 / PRIEST, / DEFENDER OF HIS COUNTRY / AND NATIONAL SOLIDARITY, / MARTYR FOR THE TRUTH, / BY THE HANDS OF COMMUNISTS / IN POLAND ON 19 OCTOBER 1984. / POLISH AMERICAN CONGRESS / DOWNSTATE N.Y. DIVISION /
ZLO DOBREM ZWYCIEZAJ / JAN PAWEL II / KU PAMIECI / KS. JERZEGO POPIELUSZKI / 1947 - 1984 / KAPLANA / OBRONCY OJCZYZNY / BOHATERA PRAWDY / I NARODOWEJ SOLIDARNOSCI / ZAMORDOWANEGO OKRUTNIE PRZEZ KOMMUNISTOW. / W DN. 19 PAZDZIERNIKA 1984 R. / W HOLDZIE / KONGRES POLONII AMERYKANSKIEJ / NA DOLNA CZESC STANU NOWEGO YORKU /
Directions to McCarren Park
Know Before You Go
There are currently 2 service interruptions affecting access within this park.
McCarren Play Center
As of Tuesday, March 17, for the safety of our patrons, all recreation centers are closed to the public until further notice. We will be extending all memberships to our recreation center members to cover the length of time we are closed.
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, this pool is closed for the 2020 season.
- NYC PARKS PREPARES KIDS FOR BACK TO SCHOOL SEASON WITH YOUTH TECH WORKSHOPS ALL WEEK
- NYC PARKS ADDS THREE NEW BARBECUE AREAS TO BUSY MCCARREN PARK IN BROOKLYN
- NEW YORKERS ACROSS THE FIVE BOROUGHS “TREE-CYCLE” AT 21st ANNUAL MULCHFEST