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Open House New York: Prisonship Martyr's Monument

Saturday, October 12, 2013

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.

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More than 11,500 men, women, and children perished on British prison ships in the Revolutionary War. Some of their remains were interred in a crypt on this site. Learn more about the efforts to build, restore and maintain the monument.

Location

Prison Ship Martyrs Monument in Fort Greene Park
Brooklyn
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Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

Urban Park Rangers

Contact Number

(718) 421-2021

Categories

Education, History, Tours, Talks

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ParkFort Greene Park

The Willoughby Avenue entrance and pathways are open to the public. Perimeter chain link fencing remains through spring 2016 to allow new lawns to establish. This project improved the entrance, park paths, landscape elements, and drainage issues in Fort Greene Park.
Anticipated Completion: Summer 2016

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