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Green-Wood Cemetery

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500 25th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11232 United States
718-210-3080

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The 240th Commemoration of the Battle of Brooklyn

Sunday, August 28, 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Credit: Lisa Alpert

The Battle of Brooklyn, fought in 1776 on land that is now a part of Green-Wood, was the first battle of the American Revolution to be waged after the signing of the Declaration of Independence. On the 239th anniversary of the Battle of Brooklyn, Green-Wood hosts a day of free commemoration ceremonies, trolley tours, and 18th-century living. See parades, cannon fire, horse rides, re-enactments and historic cooking. Living history events and activities will offer kids a real feel for life during the American Revolution. This is a great event for kids and families!

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