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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

    • Thu
      Partly Sunny
      59°F
    • Fri
      Scattered Showers and Areas Fog
      59°F
    • Sat
      Rain Likely
      57°F
    • Sun
      Mostly Sunny
      48°F

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