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Politics and War

The Battle of Brooklyn

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In 1776 on the marshy fields of Gowanus and Red Hook, General George Washington and his rag-tag army faced off against the British. What happened next? Find out at New-York Historical Society's groundbreaking exhibition, The Battle of Brooklyn, on view through January 8, 2017.

Creative: Tronvig Group