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Title Hett Dorp (page 7 of 8)
Collection Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks
Photographer Armbruster, Eugene L., 1865-1943
Image ID v1974.022.2.126
Date 1909
Description Armbruster's transcription of writing by P.W. Field, 1860.

Summarizes the establishment and function of Hett Dorp [Het Dorp] as the center of town life in Dutch Bushwick. Important town structures such as the schoolhouse, cemetery, and church were situated around Hett Dorp.

Scrapbook page from "Bushwick and her neighbors, Vol.2"
Place Names Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Bushwick (New York, N.Y.)
Subject Headings Town life
Town squares
Schools
Churches
Personal and Corporate Names Stuyvesant, Peter
Copyright Public Domain