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GREEN-WOOD COMMEMORATES THE 240TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BIGGEST BATTLE OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION: THE BATTLE OF BROOKYLN

August 28, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

The Green-Wood Historic Fund will commemorate the 240th anniversary of the Battle of Brooklyn with a day of living history and family-friendly events. Fought on August 27, 1776 across Brooklyn, including land that is now part of Green-Wood Cemetery, it was the first battle of the American Revolution to be waged after the signing of the Declaration of Independence. In terms of the total number of British and American troops poised and ready to fight, this was the largest battle of the Revolution.

All events are free except for the trolley tour ($30/$25 for Green-Wood Historic Fund and Brooklyn Historical Society members.

Details

Date:
August 28, 2016
Time:
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Venue

Green-Wood Cemetery
500 25th Street at 5th Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11232

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