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Title [Armbruster writing on Flatlands and history of Flatlands Church]
Collection Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks
Photographer Armbruster, Eugene L., 1865-1943
Image ID v1974.022.1.176
Date 1907
Description Flatlands called by the Dutch orginally New Amersfort. Settlement was commenced in 1636. Flatlands Church founded, February 9th, 1654 (?). Built in 1663. Enlarged, 1762. Torn down, 1794. New one dedicated, December 13th, 1794. Taken down, 1848. Third on built, 1848.

See v1974.22.1.177-.181 for newspaper clippings of photographs of Flatlands Church buildings, graveyard, and Bible.

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