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Lefferts Historic House

452 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11225, USA

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About Lefferts Historic House

This is a historic house located within Prospect Park in Brooklyn. It is the former home of Continental Army Lieutenant Pieter Lefferts built circa 1783. It currently operates as a museum of family life in Brooklyn in the 19th century. The museum is part of the Historic House Trust,



Attractions near Lefferts Historic House

Prospect Park Zoo0.17km from Lefferts Historic House

A huge zoo which houses  864 animals representing about 176 species which was operated by the Wildlife Conservation Society. The zoo is located in a serene surrounding and a lot of tourists visits this zoo every day.

Brooklyn Botanic Garden0.58km from Lefferts Historic House

The 52-acre (21 ha) garden holds over 14,000 taxa of plants and has nearly a million visitors each year. It includes a number of specialty "gardens within the Garden", plant collections, the Steinhardt Conservatory that houses the C. V. Starr Bonsai Museum, three climate-themed plant pavilions, a white cast-iron-and-glass aquatic plant house, and an art gallery.

Prospect Park0.64km from Lefferts Historic House

With an area of 526 acres (213 ha),[5] Prospect Park is the second-largest public park in Brooklyn. Main attractions of the park include the 90-acre (36 ha) Long Meadow; the Picnic House; Litchfield Villa; Prospect Park Zoo; the Boathouse; Concert Grove; Brooklyn's only lake, covering 60 acres (24 ha); and the Prospect Park Bandshell that hosts free outdoor concerts in the summertime. The park also has sports facilities.

Brooklyn Museum0.76km from Lefferts Historic House

At 560,000 square feet (52,000 m2), the museum is New York City's third largest in physical size and holds an art collection with roughly 1.5 million works.

Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch1.09km from Lefferts Historic House

The Soldiers' and Sailors' Arch is a triumphal arch at Grand Army Plaza in Brooklyn. Built from 1889 to 1892, the arch is dedicated "To the Defenders of the Union, 1861–1865"

Jewish Children's Museum1.91km from Lefferts Historic House

The Jewish Children's Museum is the largest Jewish-themed children's museum in the United States. It aims for children of all faiths and backgrounds to gain a positive perspective and awareness of the Jewish heritage, fostering tolerance and understanding. The permanent collection features exhibits designed to be both educational and entertaining to children, often employing interactive multimedia.

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