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Title New Bushwick Lands (page 1 of 2)
Collection Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks
Photographer Armbruster, Eugene L., 1865-1943
Image ID v1974.022.2.025
Date 1909
Description Embracing most of theat part of the town south-east of the Cross Roads of the later Brooklyn and Newtown Turnpik. [handwritten on page]

Armbruster continues on page and writes that before land patents parceled the new Bushwick land, it was probably reserved as woodland in order to keep a supply of wood for fuel.

Scrapbook page from "Bushwick and her neighbors, Vol.2"
Place Names Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) Bushwick (New York, N.Y.)
Subject Headings Land development
Land clearing
Land management
Land grants
Copyright Public domain