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Battle Of Brooklyn: An Eighteenth-Century American Faire

August 28 EDT

Free

On Saturday, Aug. 28, Brooklynites can commemorate the Battle of Brooklyn, fought in 1776 on land that is now a part of The Green-Wood Cemetery. It was the first battle of the American Revolution to occur after the signing of the Declaration of Independence.

To honor those who bravely defended the new republic and learn more about the world they lived in, Green-Wood will present a family-friendly afternoon with reenactors, demonstrations, music and storytelling. The outdoor event is co-presented with The Old Stone House.

Kids and adults will be able to chat with Continental soldiers from the 1st Rhode Island Regiment, learn how the colonists used herbs to treat wounds and illnesses, sing along with brigands and learn a sea shanty.

Details

Date:
August 28
Time:
11:00 am EDT
Cost:
Free
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https://www.green-wood.com/

Venue

The Green-Wood Cemetery
500 25th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11232 United States
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Zone
New York
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