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McKinley Park

7 Ave., Ft. Hamilton Pkwy. bet. Bayridge Pkwy. and 73 St.

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 William McKinley (1843-1901), 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 Park Weather

  • Sun
    Cloudy then Chance Rain
    48°F
  • Mon
    Heavy Rain and Windy
    42°F
  • Tue
    Rain then Chance Rain and Breezy
    43°F
  • Wed
    Mostly Sunny
    50°F

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