Erkunde Die Revolution, Long Island und noch mehr!

Battle of Long Island, Prospect Park, Brooklyn, New York, January 16, 2013  For the Revolution - Keith Yahrling Photography

Battle of Long Island, Prospect Park, Brooklyn, New York, January 16, 2013 For the Revolution - Keith Yahrling Photography

On August 27, 1776, the Battle of Long Island – the first major battle in the American Revolutionary War following the United States Declaration of Independence – is fought in what is now Brooklyn.

On August 27, 1776, the Battle of Long Island – the first major battle in the American Revolutionary War following the United States Declaration of Independence – is fought in what is now Brooklyn.

FORT FRANKLIN:  TORY BASTION ON LONG ISLAND SOUND. Fascinating & well-documented history of Long Island's north shore by the Journal of the American Revolution!

FORT FRANKLIN: TORY BASTION ON LONG ISLAND SOUND. Fascinating & well-documented history of Long Island's north shore by the Journal of the American Revolution!

"The Tomb of the Unknown Revolutionary War Soldier (sometimes written as Tomb of the Unknown Soldier of American Revolution) is a war memorial located in Washington Square in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It honors the thousands of soldiers who died during the American Revolutionary War, many of whom were buried in mass graves in that park.    The memorial was built in 1954 and features an eternal flame and a statue of George Washington gazing toward Independence Hall

"The Tomb of the Unknown Revolutionary War Soldier (sometimes written as Tomb of the Unknown Soldier of American Revolution) is a war memorial located in Washington Square in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It honors the thousands of soldiers who died during the American Revolutionary War, many of whom were buried in mass graves in that park. The memorial was built in 1954 and features an eternal flame and a statue of George Washington gazing toward Independence Hall

The Lent-Riker-Smith Homestead. The oldest home in Queens is also the oldest in the city that is still a private dwelling. It was likely built in 1654 as a one-room farmhouse by Abraham Riker. Over time the Rikers (whose nearby island holds the famous prison) eventually came to be known as the Lents, after their hometown in the Netherlands. The home has been owned by Michael and Marion Duckworth Smith since 1975, who have painstakingly restored the property.

The Lent-Riker-Smith Homestead. The oldest home in Queens is also the oldest in the city that is still a private dwelling. It was likely built in 1654 as a one-room farmhouse by Abraham Riker. Over time the Rikers (whose nearby island holds the famous prison) eventually came to be known as the Lents, after their hometown in the Netherlands. The home has been owned by Michael and Marion Duckworth Smith since 1975, who have painstakingly restored the property.

St. Paul's Chapel in New York. located at 209 Broadway, between Fulton and Vesey Streets, in Lower Manhattan. It is the oldest surviving church building in Manhattan and the oldest public building in continuous use in New York City. The chapel survived the Great New York City Fire of 1776 when after the battle of Long Island the British captured the city. George Washington, along with members of the United States Congress, worshipped at St. Paul's Chapel on his Inauguration Day, on April 30…

St. Paul's Chapel in New York. located at 209 Broadway, between Fulton and Vesey Streets, in Lower Manhattan. It is the oldest surviving church building in Manhattan and the oldest public building in continuous use in New York City. The chapel survived the Great New York City Fire of 1776 when after the battle of Long Island the British captured the city. George Washington, along with members of the United States Congress, worshipped at St. Paul's Chapel on his Inauguration Day, on April 30…

American Revolution is a classic representation of power versus resistance. It even applies more to The Marriage of Figaro due to the resistance (americans/Figaro) overcoming the oppressive power (England/the Count)

American Revolution is a classic representation of power versus resistance. It even applies more to The Marriage of Figaro due to the resistance (americans/Figaro) overcoming the oppressive power (England/the Count)

Green-Wood Cemetery: As if the ancient crypts and eerie old headstones did not sufficiently invoke the spirit of the dead, the hills of what is now Green-Wood Cemetery was the front line of the Battle of Brooklyn. One of the biggest battles of the Revolutionary War, in August of 1776 nearly a thousand soldiers fell while holding off the British advance and allowing General

Green-Wood Cemetery: As if the ancient crypts and eerie old headstones did not sufficiently invoke the spirit of the dead, the hills of what is now Green-Wood Cemetery was the front line of the Battle of Brooklyn. One of the biggest battles of the Revolutionary War, in August of 1776 nearly a thousand soldiers fell while holding off the British advance and allowing General

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