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Brooklyn Historical Society

The story of the Center for Brooklyn History began in 1863 with the founding of the Long Island Historical Society (LIHS) during a time of tumultuous change. In only a few decades, Brooklyn had grown from a tiny agricultural backwater to the third largest city in the country. Civic pride was at an all-time high. Many of Brooklyn’s citizens believed they needed to commemorate their city’s rural past before it quickly faded from memory.

based in: New York

a Building Connections Initiative grantee partner

1 Willoughby Square
Suite 2000
Brooklyn, NY 11201

212.742.2300 [email protected]

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