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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

  • Thu
    Areas Fog then Mostly Cloudy
    59°F
  • Fri
    Scattered Showers and Areas Fog
    59°F
  • Sat
    Rain Likely
    57°F
  • Sun
    Mostly Sunny
    48°F

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