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Title [Writing about Bedford-Corners houses, families, and roads]
Collection Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks
Photographer Armbruster, Eugene L., 1865-1943
Image ID v1974.022.1.155
Date 1907
Description Bedford-Corners. Settlement commenced in 1662. It was a simple, forest-environment cluster of ancient, low-browed Dutch houses. Bedford-Corners was especially the seat of the Lefferts family. From here the Cripplebush Road ran north-easterly to Newtown. The Clove Road southerly through the clove or cleft in the hills. The Brooklyn and Jamaica road or King's [?] Highway ran easterly. [handwritten on page]

Scrapbook page from "Bushwick and her neighbors, Vol.1"
Place Names Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Bedford Corners
Cripplebush Road
Newtown
Clove Road
brooch
Kings Highway (New York, N.Y.)
Subject Headings Houses
Roads
Highways
Personal and Corporate Names Lefferts family
Collection Finding Aid Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks
Copyright Public Domain