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Title Emmans Homestead
Collection Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks
Photographer Armbruster, Eugene L., 1865-1943
Image ID v1974.022.1.174
Date 1907
Description Emmans Homestead where the British Troops are said to have lodged. [handwritten on page]

Presumably, Armbruster is suggesting that British troops stopped at the Johannes Emmans Homestead during the Battle of Long Island, a confrontation that occured as part of the American Revolutionary War.

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