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Name Flatlands (New York, N.Y.)

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Image of [Johannes Emmans Homestead in Flatlands, Brooklyn, New York] - Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Long Island lantern slide collection

[Johannes Emmans Homestead in Flatlands, Brooklyn, New York] - Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Long Island lantern slide collection

Johannes Emmans Homestead. / Dates back to early 1700's. Farmhouse was located in Flatlands, Brooklyn.

Image of [Schenck-Crooke house] - Burton family papers and photographs

[Schenck-Crooke house] - Burton family papers and photographs

Color paper copy reproduction of a house in the Flatlands. Schenck-Crooke house [written on verso].

Image of [Timeline of settlements in 17th century Brooklyn] - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

[Timeline of settlements in 17th century Brooklyn] - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

On this page Armbruster provides the names and dates of settlements in Kings and Queens counties between 1614-1660. The following names and dates appear handwritten on the page: New [?] Amsterdam - 1614 New Amersfort [or Amersfoort] (Flatlands) -1624 Breukelen (Brooklyn) -1636 Hempstead -1643 Gravesend (Gravensande) - 1645 Mitwout (Flatbush) - 1651 Rusdorp (Jamaica) - 1655 Middlebury (Newton) - 1656 New Utrecht - 1657 Bushwick (Boswyk) - 1660 Scrapbook page from "Bushwick and her neighbors, Vol.1"

Image of Map of the town of Flatbush - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

Map of the town of Flatbush - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

"Map of the Town of Flatbush," reprinted on newspaper. Map dated November 10, 1797. Date of reproduction is unknown. Marked on map are "New Lots," the Flatlands, Town of Brooklyn, New Utrecht, Buskwick. Scrapbook page from "Bushwick and her neighbors, Vol.1"

Image of [Armbruster writing on Flatlands and history of Flatlands Church] - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

[Armbruster writing on Flatlands and history of Flatlands Church] - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

Flatlands called by the Dutch orginally New Amersfort. Settlement was commenced in 1636. Flatlands Church founded, February 9th, 1654 (?). Built in 1663. Enlarged, 1762. Torn down, 1794. New one dedicated, December 13th, 1794. Taken down, 1848. Third on built, 1848. See v1974.22.1.177-.181 for newspaper clippings of photographs of Flatlands Church buildings, graveyard, and Bible. Scrapbook page from "Bushwick and her neighbors, Vol.1"

Image of The First Flatlands Church - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

The First Flatlands Church - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

The First Flatlands Church. Photographed from [of?] a model made many years ago from descriptions and old records. [handwritten on page] Newspaper clipping of photograph of replica of First Flatlands Church established, according to Armbruster, on February 9th, 1654, and torn down, 1794. See v1974.22.1.176 for Armbruster's writing on the establishment of Flatlands and a timeline of the Flatlands Church. Scrapbook page from "Bushwick and her neighbors, Vol.1"

Image of Second Flatlands Church - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

Second Flatlands Church - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

The Second Flatlands Church from an old sketch. [handwritten on the page] Newspaper clipping of sketch of Second Flatlands Church established on December 13th, 1794 and taken down in 1848. See v1974.22.1.176 for Armbruster writing on establishment of Second Flatlands Church. Scrapbook page from "Bushwick and her neighbors, Vol.1"

Image of Third Flatlands Church - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

Third Flatlands Church - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

Third Flatlands Church. Picture taken [in] 1904. [handwritten on page] Newspaper clipping of photograph of Third Flatlands Church built in 1848. See v1974.22.1.176 for Armbruster writing on establishment of Third Flatlands Church. Scrapbook page from "Bushwick and her neighbors, Vol.1"

Image of Flatlands Church burying ground - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

Flatlands Church burying ground - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

Flatlands Church and Burying Ground [handwritten on page] Cemetery with Third Flatlands Church on right. See v1974.22.1.176 for Armbruster writing on church and v1974.22.1.179 for newspaper photo of church. Scrapbook page from "Bushwick and her neighbors, Vol.1"

Image of Dutch Bible of Flatlands Church - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

Dutch Bible of Flatlands Church - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

The ancient Dutch Bible of Flatlands Church used until about 1825. [handwritten on page] Newspaper clipping on photograph of leather Bible. See v1974.22.1.176 for Armbruster writing on the history and timeline of the Flatlands Church. Scrapbook page from "Bushwick and her neighbors, Vol.1"

Image of [Former site of Flatlands public school] - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

[Former site of Flatlands public school] - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

Site of Public School in 1696. Flatlands. [handwritten on page] Newspaper clipping of building with graveyard on right. Clipping is undated. Armbruster provides no identification for the building in the photograph, only that it is on the site of a public school in the 17th century.

Image of [House in Flatlands] - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

[House in Flatlands] - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

Flatlands [handwritten on page] Newspaper clippiung of photograph of home with, what appear to be, farming equipment in front-yard. Scrapbook page from "Bushwick and her neighbors, Vol.1"

Image of [Seventeenth century Brooklyn land holdings map] - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

[Seventeenth century Brooklyn land holdings map] - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

Handdrawn, color, map of land division in 17th century Brooklyn. Offers names and sometimes dats of landholders. Also when towns were established and settled. Map includes Bushwick, Brooklyn, Flatbush, Flatlands, Gravesend, and New Utrecht. Scrapbook page from "Bushwick and her neighbors, Vol.2"

Image of Portion of Hubbard's Map, 1666 - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

Portion of Hubbard's Map, 1666 - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

Hand drawn portion of Hubbard's Map, 1666. Includes towns and settlements such as Gravesend, Coney Island, New Utrecht, Flatlands, and Flatbush. Includes roads and waterways. Map undated. Scrapbook page from "Bushwick and her neighbors, Vol.2"

Image of House on Flatlands Neck - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

House on Flatlands Neck - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

Summary about history of Wyckoff House in Flatlands Neck. Property, about 56 acres bought by Peter Wyckhoff from Canarse Indians in 1630. House erected in 1664. Scrapbook page from "Bushwick and her neighbors, Vol.2"

Image of [Map of Flatbush and surround towns] - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

[Map of Flatbush and surround towns] - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

Hand drawn map of Flatbush and surrounding towns such as Gowanus, Gravesend, Flatlands, and New Utrecht. Time frame depicted is not marked, but estimated to be depicting 17th century. Scrapbook page from "Bushwick and her neighbors, Vol.2"

Image of [Map of 17th century towns in Brooklyn] - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

[Map of 17th century towns in Brooklyn] - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

Hand drawn map of 17th century Brooklyn including Flatbush, Flatlands, Bushwick, Newtown, and Oost-wout. Scrapbook page from "Bushwick and her neighbors, Vol.2"

Image of [Kings Highway, East 55th Street and Avenue C] - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

[Kings Highway, East 55th Street and Avenue C] - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

Kings Highway, East 55th Street and Avenue C / View in 1912 / Flatlands Neck [handwritten on recto] View of three homes on Kings Highway with people visible on the porch of the home on the right. Scrapbook page from "Views of Kings Co., L.I." by Eugene Armbruster.

Image of [Jeffrey Van Wcyk Homestead] - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

[Jeffrey Van Wcyk Homestead] - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

The Jeffrey Van Wyck Homestead at flatlands, Near Kings Highway. Torn Down 1910. [written on recto] Exterior view of home in the Flatlands with a large tree in front of the house and a white fence surrounding the property. Scrapbook page from "Views of Kings Co., L.I." by Eugene Armbruster.

Image of [Elijah H. Kimball Homestead] - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

[Elijah H. Kimball Homestead] - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

Elijah H. Kimball Homestead on flatbush Avewnue near Avenue U. Flatlands. / 1919. [handwritten on recto] Exterior view of Elijah Kimball's home on Flatbush Avenue. Scrapbook page from "Views of Kings Co., L.I." by Eugene Armbruster.