Battle of Brooklyn

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Battle of Brooklyn Day of Commemoration

Battle of Brooklyn
500 25th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11232
United States

Event Description:

Battle of Brooklyn

The Battle of Brooklyn, fought in 1776 on land that is now a part of Green-Wood, was the first battle of the American Revolution to occur after the signing of the Declaration of Independence. Green-Wood hosts a day of commemoration to honor all those who served to defend the young republic. See parades, cannon fire, horses, and re-enactments.

  • 10:00 am – Trolley Tour
  • 11:00 am – Life on the Battlefield
  • 12:30 pm – Battle of Brooklyn Parade
  • 1:15 pm – Commemoration Ceremony

Sunday, August 25th

11:00 - 2:00 pm

Brooklyn, NY