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McKinley Playground

Ave. A, E. 3 St. to E. 4 St.

Manhattan

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

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

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McKinley Playground Weather

  • Sun
    Sunny and Breezy
    46°F
  • Mon
    Sunny
    52°F
  • Tue
    Chance Rain
    52°F
  • Wed
    Rain Likely
    60°F

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