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Name Gravesend (New York, N.Y.)

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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 17th century Brooklyn neighborhoods] - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

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

Hand drawn, color map of neighborhoods of Brooklyn. Presumably this map works in tandem with the timeline Armbruster provides on the previous page about the establishment of Brooklyn neighborhoods in the 17th century. Places identified on the map include Flushing, Jamaica, Newtown, Bushwick, Brooklyn, Flatbush, New Utrecht, Flatlands, Gravesend, New York Island (Manhattan), and Staten Island. Scrapbook page from "Bushwick and her neighbors, Vol.1"

Image of [Writing about Gravesend] - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

[Writing about Gravesend] - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

Gravesend. Patent issued by Director General Kieft to Lady Deborah Moody and associates in 1643. First town patent granted by Kieft, December 19, 1645 and confirmed by Governor Lovelace in 1670 and by Governor Dougan in 1686. First church (Dutch Reformed) built very likely in 1706. Regular church organization in 1763 and also Second church building erected. Taken down 1833. Third one built 1833. Fourth one built 1894. A Confirmatory Deed of land at Gravesend signed by the Indians in 1684 who called the Indian name of the place Makeopaca. [handwritten on page] See v1974.22.1.196 for Armbruster's sketch of Gravesend Dutch Reformed Church. Scrapbook page from "Bushwick and her neighbors, V

Image of Gravesend Dutch Reformed Church - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

Gravesend Dutch Reformed Church - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

Gravesend Dutch Reformed Church. Sketched after old descriptions. [handwritten on page] Armbruster drawing of church building. See v1974.22.1.195 for Armbruster writing about church. Scrapbook page from "Bushwick and her neighbors, Vol.1"

Image of [Population of Long Island in 1647] - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

[Population of Long Island in 1647] - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

Population of Long Island 1647 Governor Stuyvesant to the States General. Document 11. I need not intrude on your illustrious High Mightinesses with a long narrative as to the low condition in which I found New Netherland on my arrival in the Flatlands so stripped of inhabitants that with the exception of the English villages at Hempstead, New Hedshing [?] and Gravesend, 50 Boweries and Plantations could not be enumerated, there could not be made out in the whole province 250, or at farthest 300 men, capable of bearing arms. [handwritten on page] Scrapbook page from "Views of Nassau County"

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

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

Hand drawn map of Gravesend in the 17th century. Includes landholders and farmers with dates. Land parcels and coastlines outlined in red; water in blue. Scrapbook page from "Bushwick and her neighbors, Vol.2"

Image of Cornelis Van Werkhoven's Nyack Tract, 1652 - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

Cornelis Van Werkhoven's Nyack Tract, 1652 - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

Map lists names that received land patents in 1957 from Cornelis Van Werkhoven's Nyack Tract, established in 1652 in Gravesend. Scrapbook page from "Bushwick and her neighbors, Vol.2"

Image of Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

Hand drawn map of Gravesend, Flatbush, and Jamaica Bay areas. Landholders and farmers written in black with dates. Water marked in blue. Roads and coastlines in red. 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 [#2623 86th Street.] - John D. Morrell photographs

[#2623 86th Street.] - John D. Morrell photographs

#2623 86th Street, Brooklyn, L.I.

Image of Old Remsen Homestead  - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

Old Remsen Homestead - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

Old Remsen Homestead Gravesend Bay / [illegible word] to NY Canoe Club [handwritten on recto] Exterior view of Old Remsen Homestead in Gravesend Bay. Scrapbook page from "Views of Kings Co., L.I." by Eugene Armbruster, early 20th century.

Image of Old Public School No. 95 - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

Old Public School No. 95 - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

Old Public school No. 95 erected in 1888 and new building / Gravesend [handwritten on recto] Exterior view of Old Public school No 95 from the street. Scrapbook page from "Views of Kings Co., L.I." by Eugene Armbruster.

Image of [Stables and greenhouses on Edward Ridley estate] - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

[Stables and greenhouses on Edward Ridley estate] - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

Stables + Greenhouses on Edward Ridley estate / Gravesend [handwritten on recto] Exterior view of a farm in Gravesend with stables, greenhouse, house, a farm animal, and two men visible. Scrapbook page from "Views of Kings Co., L.I." by Eugene Armbruster.

Image of [Mrs. Gerken's Mansion on Kings Highway] - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

[Mrs. Gerken's Mansion on Kings Highway] - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

Mrs. Gerken's Mansion on Kings Highway / and Coney Island Avenue, Gravesend / 1865. Later Edward Ridley [handwritten on recto] Exterior view of a manion on Kings Highway, seen from the driveway with a woman visible in the background. Scrapbook page from "Views of Kings Co., L.I." by Eugene Armbruster.

Image of [Edward Ridley House on Kings Highway] - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

[Edward Ridley House on Kings Highway] - Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks

Edward Ridley House on Kings Highway + Coney Island Avenue Gravesend [handwritten on recto] Exterior view of a mansion on Kings Highway with trees, driveway, and people visible in front of the property. Scrapbook page from "Views of Kings Co., L.I." by Eugene Armbruster.

Image of [#139 Avenue O.] - John D. Morrell photographs

[#139 Avenue O.] - John D. Morrell photographs

#139 Avenue O, righthand entrance of house.