2019 Battle of Brooklyn Commemoration

Special Events
Aug 25, 2019
to 2:00pm Official Site

Each Year, Green-Wood Cemetery commemorates the The Battle of Brooklyn, fought in 1776 on land that is now a part of the cemetery (see video). It was the first battle of the American Revolution to occur after the signing of the Declaration of Independence. The day is marked with a trolley tour, re-enactments including a cannon fire and horses, as well as a Battle of Brooklyn Parade. The event is free with the exception of the trolley tour and kicks off at 10am. For more information click here

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The Green-Wood Cemetery
Sunset Park
500 25th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11232
(718) 768-7300


All events and times are subject to change.