Brooklyn in Kings County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The inscription read as follows:
To Deny’s Ferry
Side – 10½ Mile to N York Ferry
The New Ultrecht Milestone is now in safekeeping with the Long Island Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Colonial Era. A significant historical year for this entry is 1741.
Location. 40° 36.575′ N, 73° 59.976′ W. Marker is in Brooklyn, New York, in Kings County. Marker is on 18th Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Marker is in Milestone Park, on 18th Avenue between 81st and 82nd Streets. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brooklyn NY 11214, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within Milestone Park (a few steps from this marker); New Utrecht Reformed Church (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); New Utrecht Liberty Pole (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named New Utrecht Reformed Church (about 600 feet away); The Battle of Brooklyn (about 600 feet away); Necassius De Sille House (approx. 0.3 miles away); New Utrecht Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Meucci Triangle (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brooklyn.
Also see . . . Milestone Park. New York City Department of Parks & Recreation website. (Submitted on April 25, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 25, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 932 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 25, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.