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Green-Wood Cemetery’s Battle of Brooklyn: An Eighteenth-Century American Faire

August 28 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

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 occur after the signing of the Declaration of Independence. Join us for a family-friendly afternoon to honor those who fought in the battle and learn more about the diverse world of revolutionary New York! Meet costumed interpreters, see fascinating demonstrations, listen to colonial music and participate in fun, hands-on activities. You won’t want to miss this exploration of America’s past! All ages are welcome.

This program is part of Battle Week organized by our friends at Old Stone House. Battle of Brooklyn: An Eighteenth-Century American Faire is presented in partnership with the New-York Historical Society and the Wyckoff House Museum.

This is an outdoor event, attendees must follow ALL instructions and guidance from Cemetery staff and ambassadors. This is an outdoor event. As there will be crowds, masks are recommended for people age two and up. Attendees must follow ALL instructions and guidance from Cemetery staff and ambassadors. Green-Wood reserves the right to deny entry to anyone who refuses to comply with these guidelines, which are based on CDC, state, and city mandates.

Free, suggested donation of $5 per person registered. 

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Cost
FREE
Age Range
Families, All Ages

Venue

Green-Wood Cemetery
500 25th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11232
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