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Title [Bushwick is named, March 14, 1661]
Collection Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks
Photographer Armbruster, Eugene L., 1865-1943
Image ID v1974.022.1.021
Date 1907
Description "On March 14th, 1661 the Director General again visited the new village and requested by the inhabitants to give the place a name, called the town 'Boswyck' i.e. the town in the woods." [hand written on page]

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