Brooklyn in Kings County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Site of the Dongan Oak
Americans, commanded by General Sullivan, valiantly defended this position against the Hessian General De Heister, until attacked from the rear by British troops, under General Clinton, then they retired in good order, bringing off their artillery.
November 25, 1922
was restored by
The Prospect Park Alliance.
the original caster
recreated F. W. Ruckstull’s
eagle and plaque.
June 6, 1991
Erected 1991 by Prospect Park Alliance.
Location. 40° 39.965′ N, 73° 57.992′ W. Marker is in Brooklyn, New York, in Kings County. Marker Click for map. Marker is on East Drive in Prospect Park. Marker is in this post office area: Brooklyn NY 11225, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Historic Marker of Battle Pass (within shouting distance of this marker); Line of Defense (within shouting distance of this marker); Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture (approx. 0.4 miles away); Ebbets Field (approx. half a mile away); Defenders of the Union (approx. half a mile away); The Marquis de Lafayette (approx. half a mile away); Maryland Monument (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Battle of Brooklyn (approx. one mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Brooklyn.
Also see . . .
1. Battle of Long Island, August 27, 1776. (Submitted on November 1, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. The Battle of Long Island 1776. A British perspective of the battle from BritishBattles.com. (Submitted on November 1, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Categories. • Notable Events • Notable Places • War, US Revolutionary •
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