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Brooklyn in Kings County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Flatbush Town Hall

 
 
Flatbush Town Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Kirch
1. Flatbush Town Hall Marker
Inscription.  Constructed on historic ground near the site of the Revolutionary War Battle of Long Island of 1776, this building was designed by architect, John Y. Culyer, in 1875, it served as the Police Headquarters and seat of the 7th District Magistrates' Court, as well as the locale of social and cultural functions. An addition, featuring round-arched Georgian revival windows, was built to house the homicide court in 1930. The building served the 67th Police Precinct until 1972.
 
Erected 1989 by New York Landmarks Preservation Foundation.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureLaw EnforcementWar, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 40° 38.926′ N, 73° 57.41′ W. Marker is in Brooklyn, New York, in Kings County. Marker is on Snyder Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 35 Snyder Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11226, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Maryland Monument (approx. 0.9 miles away); Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish WWII Memorial (approx.
Flatbush Town Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Kirch
2. Flatbush Town Hall Marker
Plauque located inside of doorway of building.
1.1 miles away); Ebbets Field (approx. 1.1 miles away); Donald Cook Square (approx. 1.3 miles away); Site of the Dongan Oak (approx. 1.3 miles away); Historic Marker of Battle Pass (approx. 1.3 miles away); Line of Defense (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Japanese Hill-and-Pond Garden (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brooklyn.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 2, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 14, 2020, by Christopher Kirch of Massapequa, New York. This page has been viewed 30 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 14, 2020, by Christopher Kirch of Massapequa, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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