Jul 21 2018

The Battle of Long Island

This hill inside the Green-wood cemetery is the highest point in Brooklyn, the battle ground of Long Island on August 27, 1776 – back in the indpendance war ear, Brooklyn and Queens were all part of Long Island. It’s the biggest battle of the war.

 


Jul 21 2018

The ponds

  


Jul 21 2018

The cremation

 


Jul 21 2018

The Forbes

   


Jul 21 2018

The Lymans


Jul 21 2018

Seth Low


Jul 21 2018

The Roosevelts

  


Jul 21 2018

The chapel at Green-wood

Built in 1911 by Warren and Wetmore @ Green-Wood.

   


Jul 21 2018

Green-Wood Cemetery

A national histrical landmark, it’s a huge and beautiful cemetery began in 1838 when the churchyards were over crowded. There are many well known residents, Louis Comfort Tiffany (stained glass), Leonard Bernstein, etc.

      


Jul 20 2018

John Street

167-171 John Street in lower Manhattan’s South Street Seaport, opposite from Trading Post. The merchant ship Peking is gone, after 2014.