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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

Reviewed 26 August 2016
Bengaluru, India
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New York City, New York
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435 reviews
225 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

This Old Stone House commemorates the Battle of Brooklyn during the Revolutionary War. It was one of the largest battles of the War and ended in a rout of the Patriots. The displays inside the house tell the story of the battle and its context very well. Great stop for history buffs. The house is small and may not be... More 

Thank seanworc
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171 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
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.

Thank donny b
Bengaluru, India
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835 reviews
496 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
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 

Thank kamakshi2015
Chesapeake Beach, Maryland
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691 reviews
244 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 304 helpful votes
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.

Thank Melaney68
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58 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
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 

Thank VFF63
Brooklyn, New York
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63 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
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.

Thank MIchelle D
Hebron, lsrael
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168 reviews
166 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 265 helpful votes
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 

Thank Dave S
Brooklyn, New York
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64 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
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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20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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.

Thank Anthom515
Daytona Beach, Florida
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12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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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