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Gravesend Triangle

Gravesend Neck Rd., E. 2 St., Ave. V

Brooklyn

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This text is part of Parks’ Historical Signs Project and can be found posted within the park.

This triangle is named for the first English settlement in New York, Gravesend. Founded in 1645 by Lady Deborah Moody (c.1583-1659), neighbor to Brooklyn’s five Dutch towns, Gravesend developed an air of self-sufficiency that lasted until 1894 when it was finally annexed by the City of Brooklyn.

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    Gravesend Triangle Weather

    • Sat
      Patchy Drizzle and Patchy Dense Fog then Rain and Patchy Fog
      63°F
    • Sun
      Sunny and Breezy
      46°F
    • Mon
      Partly Sunny
      52°F
    • Tue
      Chance Showers
      54°F

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