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Green-Wood Cemetery

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5th Avenue & 25th Street
Brooklyn, NY United States
(718) 768-7300 www.green-wood.com

August 2016

Battle of Brooklyn Commemoration at The Green-Wood Cemetery

August 28, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Green-Wood Cemetery, 5th Avenue & 25th Street
Brooklyn, NY United States
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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 be waged after the signing of the Declaration of Independence. On the 240th anniversary of the Battle of Brooklyn, Green-Wood hosts a day of free commemoration ceremonies and 18th-century living. See parades, cannon fire, horses, re-enactments and historic cooking. Living history events and activities will offer kids a real feel for life during the American…

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