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Colonial New York Close Up: Revisiting Bernard Ratzer’s Plan of the City of New York

  Brooklyn Historical Society is excited to put two highlights of our collection on display for a limited engagement this summer in honor of the 240th anniversary of the Battle of Brooklyn: two versions of the “Plan of the City … Continue reading

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The Ratzer Map 1770

Listen to historian Barnet Schecter, author of The Battle for New York: The City at the Heart of the American Revolution, and conservator Jon Derow discuss the historical importance of this rare and recently conserved map of New York City … Continue reading

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