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Upcoming: Battle of Brooklyn Reenactment

August 9th, 2008 · No Comments

If you enjoy reenactments of and events commemorating the Battle of Brooklyn, your time is almost at hand. The Battle was fought on August 27, 1776, turning places where we live, shop and recreate into, well, battlefields. The commemoration takes place on Sunday, August 24, 2008 at Green-Wood Cemetery. At 10:00 A.M. there’s a Tribute to George Washington’s Irish Generals, The Bold Fenian Men/The Civil War, Irish Korean War Memorial, Matilda Tone, John Gallagher & Charles Higgins. At 12:300 P.M., there’s the Battle of Brooklyn Revolutionary War Re-Enactors at Green-Wood’s Meadow. Then, at 1:30 P.M., the United States Merchant Marine Academy’s Annual Battle of Brooklyn Parade. And, finally, at 2:00 P.M. the Battle of Brooklyn Commemorative Ceremony on Battle Hill. Brooklyn Battle Week runs from August 15–27, 2008. More on the Battle of Brooklyn here.

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