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Paerdegat Park

Albany Ave., E. 40 St. bet. Farragut Rd. and Foster Ave.

Brooklyn

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

This East Flatbush park, bounded by Foster Avenue to the north, Albany Avenue to the east, Farragut Road to the south and East Fortieth Street to the west, is named for Paerdegat Basin, a one and one quarter mile-long channel that empties into Jamaica Bay in nearby Bergen Beach. Paerdegat Basin, named for a Dutch word meaning "horse gate" is a saltwater wetland area. Groves of trees such as the ailanthus, honey locust and smooth sumac in the basin's upland region provide a welcome habitat for many species of birds and animals whose numbers have dwindled in recent years.

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Paerdegat Park Weather

  • Sat
    Areas Drizzle and Areas Fog then Showers Likely
    63°F
  • Sun
    Sunny
    46°F
  • Mon
    Partly Sunny
    52°F
  • Tue
    Chance Showers
    54°F

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