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From Fulton Ferry: Building Downtown Brooklyn

October 11, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until June 17, 2018

This exhibit traces the roots of Downtown Brooklyn all the way back to 1642, when the first commercial ferry slip between Long Island and New Amsterdam opened at the end of Old Fulton Street. Using archival photographs and objects from the Museum’s extensive collections, this exhibit celebrates the centuries of investment and innovation in transportation that made the evolution of Downtown Brooklyn possible, as well as transportation’s key role in the commercial and residential development of Brooklyn and the Greater New York region

Tuesday-Friday: 10am – 4pm
Saturday & Sunday: 11am – 5pm
Closed Mondays and major holidays

 

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Date:
October 11, 2017
Time:
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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