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4 edition of The stone house of Gowanus found in the catalog.

The stone house of Gowanus

scene of the battle of Long Island

by Georgia Fraser

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  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Witter and Kintner in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Brooklyn. Old stone house,
  • Long Island, Battle of, New York, N.Y., 1776

  • Edition Notes

    StatementStirlings headquarters, Cornwallis"s redoubt, occupied by Washington. Colonial residence of Dutch architecture. Built by Nicholas Vechte, 1699. By Georgia Fraser
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE241.L8 F8
    The Physical Object
    Pagination4 p. l., 13-161 p.
    Number of Pages161
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24186506M
    LC Control Number10001079
    OCLC/WorldCa2334381

    Klappentext Excerpt from The Stone House at Gowanus, Scene of the Battle of Long Island Back of the Stone House ascended the wooded hill; trees edged the roadway, a stone wall and a fence enclosed the garden, and the meadow stretched before to the creek. To the left could be seen the waters of Gowanus Bay, widening to the distant Bay of New York. . Scope and Contents. This collection contains historic and contemporary printed ephemera of Brooklyn. Although often created for temporary, practical business and social needs (i.e., a ticket stub for a dance or a business card), printed ephemera can often reveal much more nuanced information about the time and place in which it was produced.

    There seem to be two distinct kinds of (Aryan) Germans in these diaries: Nazi thugs who descend on Jews’ apartments, beat up the old women and men and steal the butter off the table before trashing the place; and “ordinary” Germans, even officials like local police who, when they had to visit the Jews Houses, doffed their hats, shook hands, apologized for the intrusion and even .   The picture sprang to mind as I read “House of Stone,” Anthony Shadid’s wonderful memoir of the year he devoted to restoring his great-grandfather’s home in the southern Lebanese town of.

      The Old Stone House received a thorough makeover in with new plumbing, electrics and roofing installed. Maryland state flags wave at the old house, in honor of the regiment. Visit the Old Stone House in Byrne Park, 5th Avenue and 3rd Street. It’s open weekends: call () for hours. Getting Closer. Memorializes the seriously ill prisoners of the Battle of Long Island who were dumped on the beach at Milford the night of January 3, ; The Old Stone House: A re-constructed farmhouse (c) that was at the center of the Marylanders' delaying actions serves as a museum of the battle. It is located in J.J. Byrne Park, at Third Location: Brooklyn, Long Island, New York, .


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This book includes a history of the Stone House at Gowanus, the site where the majority of the Battle of Long Island was fought. Built inthe house's life as a battle scene, redoubt and military headquarters is outlined in the volume. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Fraser, Georgia.

Stone house at Gowanus. New York, Witter and Kintner, (OCoLC) Document Type. The Old Stone House and the park are currently closed for visitation. NYC Parks staff continues to be on site to monitor the space.

Sam Lewis, OSH’s director of gardens will continue to prepare the gardens for the upcoming season. We will not be issuing permits for the space for the time-being as all events have been cancelled. Stone House Books, Kilkenny, Ireland. 1, likes were here. Stone House Books is an independent locally owned bookshop located in Kieran Street, Kilkenny, well as a /5(12).

Hasbrouck House is a proud member of Gowanus Hospitality Group Main Street, Stone Ridge, NY [email protected] videography: Harrison Hodson. The stone house of Gowanus, scene of the battle of Long Island Item Preview Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.).Pages: Our school programs connect Brooklyn’s past and present through child-centered learning in an intimate setting.

Students discover the 17 th and 18 th centuries through real life experiences and hands-on activities at the Old Stone House & Washington Park. Our education programs encourage student inquiry, accommodate a variety of learning styles and support learning in.

"The Stone House of Gowanus: Scene of the Battle of Long Island" details the importance of the Stone House (now located near Third Ave., between Third and Sixth Streets) and its rich history. MLA Format. Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy, The New York Public Library.

"The old stone house at Gowanus" The New York Public Library Digital Collections   The Stone House at Gowanus, Scene of the Battle of Long Island: Stirlings Item Preview.

If you get out, youd think youd be one of the lucky ones. But youre not. The house infects you. Theres an old stone house near Coal Hill School.

Most people hurry past it. Theyve heard the stories. But, if you stop, and look up, youll see the face of a girl, pressed up against a window. Screaming. Tanya finds herself drawn to the stone house/5.

Gowanus, a light industrial swath of Brooklyn centered around the (potentially, eventually clean) Gowanus Canal, is picturesque, with a gritty history dating to the midthe neighborhood offers the promise of waterfront property, water-refracted light, old warehouses and factory buildings with amazing space that are full of potential for revitalization.

The Gowanus Canal (originally known as the Gowanus Creek) is a mile-long ( km) canal in the New York City borough of Brooklyn, on the westernmost portion of Long a vital cargo transportation hub, the canal has seen decreasing use since the midth century, parallel with the decline of domestic waterborne continues to be used for occasional City: Brooklyn, New York City.

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In that era, the Dodgers used the nearby Old Gowanus Stone House, built in the late s, as a clubhouse. After the Dodgers vacated Washington Park in for the new Ebbets Field inthe Brooklyn Tip Tops of the new Federal League played here for a couple of years until the Federal League folded.

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The house was the center of the fighting during the Battle of Long Island in Author: Robert Gould. Free 2-day shipping. Buy The Stone House at Gowanus () at. House of Stone spans 32 years in the lives of two very different people, one black, one white.

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The unfolding story traces the intertwined lives of these two, against a backdrop of destruction/5.Henry Stiles states in his book, A History of the City of Brooklyn, that "the house near the first meadow is the present old stone house, known as the DeHart or Bergen House, located on Gowanus Cove, west of 3 rd Avenue near 37 th and 38 th Streets.

The main portion is of stone but the wing is of wood and is probably a more recent erection, and. Proteus Gowanus, Old Stone House join for Battle of Brooklyn exhibits By Carl Blumenthal For Brooklyn Daily Eagle Brooklyn is .