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Brooklyn Historical Society

128 Pierrepont St, Brooklyn, NY 11201, USA

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About Brooklyn Historical Society

Founded in 1863, is a museum, library, and educational center preserving and encouraging the study of Brooklyn's 400-year history. The Brooklyn Historical Society houses materials relating to the history of Brooklyn and its people, and hosts exhibitions which draw over 9,000 members a year.


Attractions near Brooklyn Historical Society

Cadman Plaza Park0.35km from Brooklyn Historical Society

Cadman Plaza Park is a beautiful and noteworthy park located on the border of the historic Brooklyn Heights and Downtown Brooklyn neighborhoods.  With a newly renovated Central Lawn, the park serves as a playground for the entire Brooklyn Heights community.

New York Transit Museum0.52km from Brooklyn Historical Society

Displays historical artifacts of the New York City Subway, bus, and commuter rail systems in the greater New York City metropolitan region. The main museum is located in the decommissioned Court Street subway station.

Brooklyn Bridge Park0.67km from Brooklyn Historical Society

85-acre (34 ha) park located on a 1.3-mile (2.1 km) plot of land. From north to south, the pier includes the preexisting Empire–Fulton Ferry and Main Street Parks; the historic Fulton Ferry Landing; and Piers 1–6, which contain various playgrounds and residential developments.

Brooklyn Bridge1.31km from Brooklyn Historical Society

This is a hybrid cable-stayed suspension bridge which was located in the Newyork city spanning the East River between the boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn.  It was also the longest suspension bridge in the world at the time, with a main span of 1,595.5 feet.

Fort Greene Park1.49km from Brooklyn Historical Society

This is a city park which was located in Fort Greene in Brooklyn county. The park is named after the fort which was formerly located here. The park includes part of the high ground where the Continental Army built fortifications prior to the Battle of Long Island, during the early days of the American Revolutionary War.

Charging Bull2.14km from Brooklyn Historical Society

Sometimes referred to as the Wall Street Bull or the Bowling Green Bull, is a bronze sculpture that stands on Broadway just north of Bowling Green in the Financial District of Manhattan, New York City. Charging Bull is a popular tourist destination that draws thousands of people a day, symbolizing Wall Street and the Financial District.

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The most populous county in the state, and the second-most densely populated county in the United States.