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Title [The dwelling of Het Dorp (?), 1662]
Collection Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks
Photographer Armbruster, Eugene L., 1865-1943
Image ID v1974.022.1.023
Date 1907
Description "In the year 1662 the dwellings of 'het dorp,' [?] then not more then twenty five, were sixteen acres of land, enclosed with a high pallisade of sharpened logs for protection from hostile Indians.
This enclosed the four corners of the crossing of KyKout and Woodpoint roads and the site of the church." [hand written on page]

See v1974.22.1.024 for drawing of settlement.

Scrapbook page from "Bushwick and her neighbors, Vol.1"
Place Names Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Bushwick (New York, N.Y.)
Subject Headings Settlements
Fortifications
Collection Finding Aid Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks
Copyright Public Domain