Brooklyn in Kings County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
who fell in the
Battle of Brooklyn
August 27, 1776.
Erected 1952 by New York State Education Department.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1776.
Location. 40° 40.282′ N, 73° 59.431′ W. Marker is in Brooklyn, New York, in Kings County. Marker is on 9th Street near 3rd Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Marker is attached to the American Legion building on 9th Street and 3rd Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brooklyn NY 11215, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Maryland Regiment Burial Site (here, next to this marker); Old Stone House (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named The Old Stone House (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Battle of Brooklyn (approx. 0.4 miles away); Carroll Street Bridge (approx. half a mile away); Soldiers and Sailors World War I Monument (approx. Louis Valentine Jr. Ballfield / Carroll Park (approx. Ύ mile away); The Marquis de Lafayette (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brooklyn.
Also see . . .
1. Battle of Long Island, August 27, 1776. (Submitted on November 1, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, 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 Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 29, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 1, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,624 times since then and 65 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 1, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. 5. submitted on December 28, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.