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The old Avenue D Theater

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5224 Tilden Avenue

April 21st, 2013



Jackie Robinson rented this house in East Flatbush from 1947 to 1949 (his Rookie-of-the-Year and MVP seasons, respectively).

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Because I doubt they'd even notice if you took such a small proportion of the total.

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Flatlands Reformed Church

April 21st, 2013



This congregation was established in 1654; the current church building dates to 1848.

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into Flatlands Reformed Church

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A burial ground since the 17th century

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TO THE MEMORY OF
PIETER CLAESEN WYCKOFF
AND HIS DESCENDANTS
EARLY MEMBERS
OF THIS CHURCH

THIS TREE IS DEDICATED
MAY 22, 1938

THE WYCKOFF ASSOCIATION
IN AMERICA

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Rest in pieces

April 21st, 2013



Folkert's wife passed away in 1778, almost three decades before he did. Perhaps he remarried within a few years: a history of the Bergen family mentions that in 1792, a man named Folkert Sprung and his wife returned to Flatlands "from the bay of Chaleurs, in Canada (to which they had retired after the revolution, in consequence of having been active tories, and from which, in consequence of the rigors of the climate and sterility of the soil they were glad to remove)".

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The Kings Highway

April 21st, 2013



An ancient Brooklyn thoroughfare

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9/11 memorial #141

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Barberz #70

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Sidewalk oddity

April 21st, 2013



A filled-in planter? Perhaps something grander? It reminds me of an old horse trough we once saw, but that's probably just wishful thinking...

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Portal of the day

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A lesson in tire stacking

April 21st, 2013



This is apparently known as "lacing".