Explore New York City’s first Landmark District on this special tour co-sponsored by Big Onion and the Brooklyn Historical Society. Explore the neighborhood’s agricultural roots, its emergence as the country’s first suburb, and its twentieth century decline and dramatic regeneration.
Stops could include: The Hotel St. George, Plymouth Church of the Pilgrims, and sites associated with Seth Low, George Washington, Arthur Miller, WEB DuBois, and Gypsy Rose Lee. This tour ends at BHS with a behind-the-scenes tour of the building and free admission to the Brooklyn Historical Society museum.
Sunday, May 6, 2012 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
Brooklyn Historical Society
NYG&B Programs