Historical Planting Grounds

Court and Warren
Brooklyn

Historical Planting Grounds

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This area in orange is the Indian "maize land" that is mentioned in the land grant to Frederick Lubbertsen in 1640. This was a planting ground for the Indian village named Werpos.
The spot at Smith and Bergen streets is the site for a proposed heritage Three Sisters garden (corn, beans & squash). For more about this project you can visit: http://www.brooklynmaize.org

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Brooklyn map indicating where the planting grounds were. Map published with book Indian Paths in the Great Metropolis, 1922

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hye
70-643
70-663
NS0-502
642-982
646-230
70-290

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