|Title||[Ancient Graveyeard of Bushwick (page 2 of 2)]|
|Collection||Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks|
|Photographer||Armbruster, Eugene L., 1865-1943|
Ancient Graveyard of Bushwick
In sight of the church on Kingsland Avenue and Parker Street junction was the ancient graveyeard of the original Dutch settlement, for many years unused and its few remaining momuments neglected, broke, and almost indecipherable. [excerpt from previous page]
[handwritten on page]
Armbruster writing on location of graveyeard of original Dutch settlement, as well as the efforts of Isaac DeBevoise in 1879 to remove bodies from graveyard and rebury them under Bushwick Church.
Scrapbook page from "Bushwick and her neighbors, Vol.2"
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Kingston Avenue (Brooklyn, New York, N.Y.)