Online Resources about Dutch Houses of Brooklyn

People who have been keeping track of this sort of things know that there are approximately 14 Dutch (or English-Dutch) farmhouses still existing in Brooklyn (depending on how you count), and not all of them landmarked.

John Antonides talks about his experience in restoring one of them (the Hubbard House in Gravesend) at

There’s also a convenient map of the remaining houses and some links (including one to the text of Maud Ester Dillard’s seminal 1945 work, “Old Dutch Houses of Brooklyn”

And of course there’s my personal favoritye, the Wyckoff Bennett Homestead which, at long last, is in the process of being acquired by the City as a park.

Posted Under: Brooklyn, Parks, Restoration

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