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Each week, we share an interesting or curious image from the BHS Archives on the
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POTW: Paerdegaat BasinPhoto of the Week:
Paerdegaat Basin

The photo of the week depicts Paerdegaat Basin around 1910 in the Canarsie neighborhood of Brooklyn. The 1.25 mile long channel connects to Jamaica Bay in the south, and is named for the Dutch word “horse gate.” Learn more about this picture and environment it captures on the
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