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Title [Van Alst farm]
Collection Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks
Photographer Armbruster, Eugene L., 1865-1943
Image ID v1974.022.2.207
Date 1909
Description Joris Stevensen Van Alst settled in 1653, on the Kanapankah or Joris Creek, here he purchased two plantations, for which he obtained a confirmatory patent in 1670. The second house built on the farm was in 1766 called the new house. The farm stayed in the family for two centuries. [handwritten on page]

Text transcribed from "History of Queens County" (1882) by W.W. Munsell & Company.

Scrapbook page from "Bushwick and her neighbors, Vol.2"
Place Names Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Subject Headings Farms
Copyright Public Domain