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236th Anniversary of the Battle of Brooklyn

Green-Wood Historic Fund

Sunday, August 26, 2012 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM (EDT)

236th Anniversary of the Battle of Brooklyn

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Trolley Tour Ticket Ended $20.00 $1.39
Member Trolley Tour Ticket ($15)
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Ended $20.00 $1.39
Free Trolley Tour Ticket with Individual Membership
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Ended $30.00 $1.59
Free Trolley Tour Ticket with Dual/Family Membership
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Ended $50.00 $1.99
Free Trolley Tour Ticket with Donor Membership
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Ended $100.00 $2.99

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Event Details

The Battle of Brooklyn, fought in August 1776 on land that is now a part of Green-Wood Cemetery, was the first battle of the American Revolution to be waged after the signing of the Declaration of Independence. In memory of the brave patriots who battled for our country's independence, The Green-Wood Historic Fund hosts a day of free commemoration ceremonies and trolley tours. This is a great event for kids and families!

Green-Wood is honored to host The Regimental Band of the United States Merchant Marine Academy, which will play during the Battle of Brooklyn Parade and also at the Commemorative Ceremony.

10:00 AM - TROLLEY TOUR: Join author Barnet Schecter and Green-Wood historian Jeff Richman. $15 for members of The Green-Wood Historic Fund / $20 for non-members. Reservations recommended.

Call 718-210-3080 or order online via Eventbrite.

12:30 PM - REVOLUTIONARY WAR RE-ENACTORS: Takes place in Green-Wood's Meadow at the Gothic Arch. FREE.

1:30 PM - BATTLE OF BROOKLYN PARADE: Meet at the main gate for a parade to Battle Hill. FREE.

2:00 PM - BATTLE OF BROOKLYN COMMEMORATIVE CEREMONY: The ceremony will take place on Battle Hill. FREE.

Have questions about 236th Anniversary of the Battle of Brooklyn? Contact Green-Wood Historic Fund

When & Where

500 25th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11232

Sunday, August 26, 2012 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM (EDT)


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Organizer

Green-Wood Historic Fund

The Green-Wood Historic Fund's mission is to maintain Green-Wood's monuments and buildings of historical, cultural and architectural significance; advance public knowledge and appreciation of this significance; and preserve the natural habitat and parklands of one of New York City's first green spaces.

Please note: all ending times listed are approximate, and all tickets are non-refundable unless event is canceled or rescheduled (in which case ticket price minus service fees can be refunded).

 

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© 2011 Green-Wood Cemetery
500 25th Street, Brooklyn, New York 11232
info@greenwoodcemetery.org
718-768-7300

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