Category Archives: Green-Wood Cemetery

Today is the Sesquicentennial of Charles Ebbets’ Birth – October 29, 1859 – April 18, 1925 – Green-Wood Cemetery

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Charles Ebbets – Wikipedia

Charles Ebbets circa 1915 - Wikipedia

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Ebbets Field

Ebbets Field - Wikipedia

Suydam & Onderdonk – Influential Dutch Families in Green-Wood, Brooklyn

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Richard Suydam GenealogyTHE OLD MERCHANTS OF NEW YORK CITY – Second Series – By Walter Barrett, Clerk – 1863

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History of the First Reformed Protestant Dutch church of Breuckelen

History of the First Reformed Protestant Dutch church of Breuckelen

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Onderdonk Huis in Breuckelen

William Oothout & Son – Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn

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NY TImes

NY TImes

Born in NYC on Aug. 6, 1856. The last of an old New York Dutch family, Oothout was a descendant of George Washington and J. P. Morgan. The desire for a milder climate led him to San Francisco in 1892. He was a close friend of artist Charles Rollo Peters; their grandfathers had been banking friends in NYC. A wealthy philanthropist, Oothout died in San Francisco on Aug. 29, 1927. Member: Bohemian Club - Courtesy of Ask Art dot com

Son of William Oothout - Born in NYC on Aug. 6, 1856. The last of an old New York Dutch family, Oothout was a descendant of George Washington and J. P. Morgan. The desire for a milder climate led him to San Francisco in 1892. He was a close friend of artist Charles Rollo Peters; their grandfathers had been banking friends in NYC. A wealthy philanthropist, Oothout died in San Francisco on Aug. 29, 1927. Member: Bohemian Club - Courtesy of Ask Art dot com

Green-Wood Cemetery Romp – Angels & Accordions – Brooklyn

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Chris Belena Shoots West 32nd Street Sign


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Brooklyn resident – Chris Belena had taken this shot of the recently unobscured sign near Greeley Square in Manhattan, which mysteriously was forwarded to me. Check out Forgotten NYs extensive page about this sign, which features Walter Grutchfield’s images and investigative history of this vintage mural ad.