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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

    • Tue
      Partly Sunny then Slight Chance Light Rain
      57°F
    • Wed
      Light Rain Likely and Areas Fog then Heavy Rain and Breezy
      68°F
    • Thu
      Sunny and Breezy
      51°F
    • Fri
      Chance Light Snow
      39°F

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