Thursday, August 21, 2008

Green-Wood Historic Fund Hosts Battle of Brooklyn at Green-Wood Cemetery

From LostinGreenwoodHts via the Brooklynian boards:

The Green-Wood Historic Fund presents:

A Day of Free Events Commemorating the Battle of Brooklyn
*Fought on August 27th, 1776*

When: Sunday, August 24th, 2008
Where: At The Green-Wood Cemetery

Run-Down of Events:

10 AM: Tribute to George Washington's Irish Generals, The Bold Fenian Men/The Civil War, Irish Korean War Memorial, Matilda Tone, John Gallagher & Charles Higgins.

12:30 PM: Battle of Brooklyn Revolutionary War Re-Enactors at Green-Wood's Meadow

1:30 PM: United States Merchant Marine Academy's Annual Battle of Brooklyn Parade

2 PM: Battle of Brooklyn Commemorative Ceremony on Battle Hill
Part of Brooklyn Battle Week: August 15-27, 2008

The Green-Wood Cemetery - A National Historic Landmark - Our main entrance is located at 500 25th Street (on 5th Avenue) in Brooklyn. Via subway, take the R to the 25th Street station. For more information, call 718-768-7300 or visit us on-line at

No comments: