Maps! Libraries! History!
Getting some#Brooklyn shopping done! @MastBrothers #BrooklynBlend chocolate & #GnomeEnterprises shirt & onesie
Beauty from a thousand cuts. From Mapping Brooklyn exhibit at Brooklyn Historical Society.
Getting ready to jam with @lloydeelloyd & celebrate his new #CivilWar album @brooklynhistory #SingBackBrooklyn
Researching Greenwood sux but low key obsessed with the cover of this book tbh
Thank you @lloydeelloyd for our autographed Civil War CD! #SingBackBrooklyn
One of the prettier spots in Brooklyn.
"A View from Gowanus Heights" #BKstaycation
Lisa Miller presenting an 1827 pocket map of tiny, "humble" Brooklyn #BHSarchives
By 1898, a more modern guidebook - annual editions, photos (not engravings), nightlife/slumming, trying not to stick out as a tourist. #BHSarchives
Apparently by 1887, unfashionable people have found their way up to Saratoga. The springs are so 1827, guys. #BHSarchives
Is that two guys or a guy and girl?
Tourists, beware! Three pages of advice on visiting NYC in 1873. #BHSarchives
The Hotel Brighton changed Coney Island from "unsavory" to the place to be for 19th cent gents. #BHSarchives
First non-pocket-sized tourist guide features this eve - a coffee table book published by LIRR to entice city dwellers to take a train somewhere fun! #BHSarchives
Squeezing 3 ads around the listings in this 1888 Brooklyn directory #BHSarchives @brooklynhistory
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About Brooklyn Historical Society
Visit the Brooklyn Historical Society for museum exhibits and public programs that bring issues of Brooklyn's history to life. Research your family, home or scholarly interest in the gorgeous Othmer library.We're open to the public.
1 Bowling Green
47-01 111th St.
150 West 17th Street
36 E 8th Street
51 Astor Place