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Title [Freek's Mill, Yellow Mill, Battle of Long Island retreat]
Collection Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks
Photographer Armbruster, Eugene L., 1865-1943
Image ID v1974.022.1.162
Date 1907
Description Freek's Mill with Yellow Mill in distance, Gowanus. Burnt [?] August 27, 1776 while the Americans were retreating across Gowanus Creek. [handwritten on page]

Armbruster referring to retreat that occured during the Battle of Long Island in the American Revolutionary War.

Scrapbook page from "Bushwick and her neighbors, Vol.1"
Place Names Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Freeke's Mill
Yellow Mills
Gowanus Canal (New York, N.Y.)
Subject Headings Mills
Collection Finding Aid Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks
Copyright Public Domain