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Dutch Reformed Church of Flatlands

Landmarks of New York

 
 
Dutch Reformed Church of Flatlands Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 24, 2010
1. Dutch Reformed Church of Flatlands Marker
Inscription. Constructed in 1848 in late Federal style, this edifice occupies the site of the original octagonal shingled church built in 1663 and rebuilt in 1794. The congregation was formed in 1654 by the Rev. Johannes Megapolensis, pastor of the Collegiate Church.
 
Erected 1959 by The New York Community Trust.
 
Location. 40° 37.447′ N, 73° 56.168′ W. Marker is in Brooklyn, New York, in Kings County. Marker is at the intersection of Kings Highway and E 40th Street, on the left when traveling north on Kings Highway. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3931 Kings Highway, Brooklyn NY 11234, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Kings Highway (within shouting distance of this marker); Robert J Crawford (approx. 0.2 miles away); Thomas F Norton (approx. 0.2 miles away); Father Kehoe Triangle (approx. mile away); John J. Fraser (approx. 0.4 miles away); Marine Major Eugene McCarthy (approx. 0.6 miles away); Lt. Kenneth E Aimee (approx. 0.9 miles away); Floyd Bennett Post # 1060 (approx. 0.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Brooklyn.
 
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Marker on Kings Highway Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 24, 2010
2. Marker on Kings Highway
The marker can be seen here on the right corner of the church.
Flatlands Dutch Reformed Church Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 24, 2010
3. Flatlands Dutch Reformed Church
On the night of August 26, 1776, the British Army passed the original church at this site during the Battle of Brooklyn.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,130 times since then and 81 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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