Battle of Brooklyn: A Pivotal Moment in New York and American History Opens at New-York Historical Society

Publisher: 
City Guide
Date: 
September 22, 2016
Have you heard of the Battle of Brooklyn (also known as the Battle of Long Island), that took place in August, 1776? It’s only the largest single battle of the American Revolutionary War. The colonists actually lost (some 1,000 American troops perished), and it marked America’s first defeat in the first major armed campaign after signing the Declaration of Independence. In a nod to commemorating its 240th anniversary, the new exhibit The Battle of Brooklyn is now open at the New-York Historical Society. Read more…
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