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Address: J.J. Byrne Park, Fifth Avene & 3rd Sreet, Brooklyn, NY 11215
Phone Number: +1 718-768-3195
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Brooklyn Neighborhoods Private Walking Tour
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The History of the time revisited !

Coming to this place takes way back to the time when the city was non existent and the rustic charm ruled the life . Perfect place to take a nostalgic peep here . There is no... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 August 2016
kamakshi2015
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Bengaluru, India
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160 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

If the park police let you in there it's a nice view of an old stone building. It's in a NYC park so bring your kids and let them play.

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Bengaluru, India
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732 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Coming to this place takes way back to the time when the city was non existent and the rustic charm ruled the life . Perfect place to take a nostalgic peep here . There is no entry fee . The access is easy . if you have time it is worth your time . The display and the effort to... More 

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Thank kamakshi2015
Chesapeake Beach, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 257 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

The Old Stone House was a significant location early in the Revolutionary War. (Be sure to read about The Maryland 400!) It is a small building with exhibits that are interactive. Next to the house there is a wonderful park for kids. There are public bathrooms on the side of the house.

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Thank Melaney68
Brooklyn
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58 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

The sight of the Revolutionary War, the Brits were held of by the men at Fort Defiance in Red Hook, This area was the sight of the Battle of Long Island aka the Battle of Brooklyn. The march up the hill toward the sight of what is now Prospect park. Have a meal in the Stone Cafe across the street... More 

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Thank VFF63
Brooklyn, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

Very lovely, historic house that houses a small gallery with rotating shows that are generally very interesting. Stop in to learn about the Battle of Brooklyn and maybe attend one of their events or concerts. Worth a visit if you are in the neighborhood.

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Hebron, lsrael
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168 reviews
166 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 258 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016

The "Old Stone House" is the relatively recent reincarnation of the Vechte-Cortelyou House. The original, built 1699, was stupidly demolished in the late 19th century, only to have a new one, identical to the first, built near, not on, the original site, partly using building stones from the original building, in 1935. Opening hours should be checked before coming here,... More 

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Thank Dave S
Brooklyn, New York
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64 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

This is a recreation of a farm building that was at the center of the Battle of Brooklyn, the first and largest battle in terms of troops and casualties fought by the Continental and British Armies. The American Revolution would have ended here because of a failure to anticipate which direction the British Army would take after they landed in... More 

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New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2016

Beet salad, skate entrea and fine wine & good service made for a very enjoyable Sat. Nite dinner. Best flavors & kitchen talent Made 1st time visit memorable.

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Thank Anthom515
Daytona Beach, Florida
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12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2016

Worth a stop with young kids so you can wear them out. Squirty guns to shoot at the adults. Interesting venues inside the Old Stone House as well as a small museum and in the summer plays in the park.

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Thank asails
Brooklyn, New York
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297 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2015

This museum, housed in a recreation of a Revolutionary era house, combines history, art, occasional programming for kids and adults. It's a truly modest place - could take you about 20 minutes maximum to check it out - but it's sweet and unique for the area. The gardens outside are nice, and it adds a special touch to the local... More 

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