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Vinegar Hill, Brooklyn

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Vinegar Hill is a neighborhood in the borough of Brooklyn in New York City on the East River Waterfront between Dumbo and the Brooklyn Navy Yard. [1]

69 relations: Acre, Algonquian peoples, American Civil War, Athenian democracy, B61 and B62 buses, B67 (New York City bus), Battle of Vinegar Hill, Boroughs of New York City, Bridge Plaza, Brooklyn, Brooklyn, Brooklyn Community Board 2, Brooklyn Navy Yard, Bushwick, Brooklyn, Canada, Charles II of England, Comfort Sands, Commodore (United States), Consolidated Edison, Delaware, Dumbo, Brooklyn, Dutch people, East Coast of the United States, East River, England, Enniscorthy, Farragut Houses, Federal architecture, Ferry, Flatbush, Brooklyn, Flatlands, Brooklyn, Fulton Street (Brooklyn), Fulton Street (New York City Subway), Government of New York City, Greek Revival architecture, High Street (IND Eighth Avenue Line), Human migration, Internal Revenue Service, Interstate 278, Irish people, Irish Rebellion of 1798, Italianate architecture, Joris Jansen Rapelje, Joshua Sands (politician), List of Irish-American communities, Loft, Manhattan, Matthew C. Perry, MTA Regional Bus Operations, Native Americans in the United States, Neighbourhood, ..., New Utrecht, Brooklyn, New York City, New York City Housing Authority, New York City Police Department, New York City Subway, North Carolina, Poitín, Quarters A, Brooklyn Navy Yard, Sett (paving), Shipyard, Shore, Still, The New York Times, Third Anglo-Dutch War, Wallabout Bay, Wicklow Mountains, Working class, York Street (IND Sixth Avenue Line), 1930 United States Census. Expand index (19 more) »

Acre

The acre is a unit of land area used in the imperial and US customary systems.

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Algonquian peoples

The Algonquian are one of the most populous and widespread North American native language groups.

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American Civil War

The American Civil War (also known by other names) was a war fought in the United States from 1861 to 1865.

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Athenian democracy

Athenian democracy developed around the fifth century BC in the Greek city-state (known as a polis) of Athens, comprising the city of Athens and the surrounding territory of Attica, and is often described as the first known democracy in the world.

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B61 and B62 buses

The Crosstown Line is a public transit line in Brooklyn, New York City, United States, running along Van Brunt Street and Manhattan Avenue between Red Hook and Long Island City, Queens.

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B67 (New York City bus)

The Seventh Avenue Line is a public transit line in Brooklyn, New York City, United States.

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Battle of Vinegar Hill

The Battle of Vinegar Hill (Irish: Cath Chnoc Fhíodh na gCaor), was an engagement during the Irish Rebellion of 1798 on 21 June 1798 when over 13,000 British soldiers launched an attack on Vinegar Hill outside Enniscorthy, County Wexford, the largest camp and headquarters of the Wexford United Irish rebels.

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Boroughs of New York City

New York City encompasses five county-level administrative divisions called boroughs: Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, The Bronx, and Staten Island.

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Bridge Plaza, Brooklyn

Bridge Plaza is the northeastern corner of the downtown area of the New York City borough of Brooklyn.

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Brooklyn

Brooklyn is the most populous borough of New York City, with a census-estimated 2,648,771 residents in 2017.

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Brooklyn Community Board 2

Brooklyn Community Board 2 is a New York City community board that encompasses the Brooklyn neighborhoods of Downtown Brooklyn, Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO, Vinegar Hill, Fulton Mall, Boerum Hill, Fort Greene, Brooklyn Navy Yard, Fulton Ferry, and Clinton Hill.

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Brooklyn Navy Yard

The Brooklyn Navy Yard was a shipyard located in Brooklyn, New York, east of the Battery on the East River in Wallabout Basin, a semicircular bend of the river across from Corlears Hook in Manhattan.

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Bushwick, Brooklyn

Bushwick is a working-class neighborhood in the northern part of the New York City borough of Brooklyn.

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Canada

Canada is a country located in the northern part of North America.

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Charles II of England

Charles II (29 May 1630 – 6 February 1685) was king of England, Scotland and Ireland.

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Comfort Sands

Comfort Sands (February 26, 1748 in Cow Neck, Long Island – September 22, 1834 in Hoboken, New Jersey) was an American merchant, banker and politician.

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Commodore (United States)

Commodore was an early title and later a rank in the United States Navy, United States Coast Guard and the Confederate States Navy.

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Consolidated Edison

Consolidated Edison, Inc., commonly known as Con Edison or Con Ed, is one of the largest investor-owned energy companies in the United States, with approximately $13 billion in annual revenues as of 2016, and over $47 billion in assets.

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Delaware

Delaware is one of the 50 states of the United States, in the Mid-Atlantic or Northeastern region.

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Dumbo, Brooklyn

Dumbo (or DUMBO, short for Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass) is a neighborhood in the New York City borough of Brooklyn.

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Dutch people

The Dutch (Dutch), occasionally referred to as Netherlanders—a term that is cognate to the Dutch word for Dutch people, "Nederlanders"—are a Germanic ethnic group native to the Netherlands.

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East Coast of the United States

The East Coast of the United States is the coastline along which the Eastern United States meets the North Atlantic Ocean.

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East River

The East River is a salt water tidal estuary in New York City.

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England

England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.

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Enniscorthy

Enniscorthy, is the second-largest town in County Wexford, Ireland.

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Farragut Houses

The Farragut Houses is a public housing project located in the Downtown neighborhood of northwestern Brooklyn, New York City.

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Federal architecture

Federal-style architecture is the name for the classicizing architecture built in the newly founded United States between c. 1780 and 1830, and particularly from 1785 to 1815.

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Ferry

A ferry is a merchant vessel used to carry passengers, and sometimes vehicles and cargo as well, across a body of water.

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Flatbush, Brooklyn

Flatbush is a neighborhood in the New York City borough of Brooklyn.

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Flatlands, Brooklyn

Flatlands is a neighborhood in the southeast part of the borough of Brooklyn in New York City.

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Fulton Street (Brooklyn)

Fulton Street, named after Robert Fulton, is a long east–west street in northern Brooklyn, New York City.

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Fulton Street (New York City Subway)

Fulton Street is a New York City Subway station complex in Lower Manhattan.

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Government of New York City

The government of New York City, headquartered at New York City Hall in Lower Manhattan, is organized under the New York City Charter and provides for a "strong" mayor-council system.

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Greek Revival architecture

The Greek Revival was an architectural movement of the late 18th and early 19th centuries, predominantly in Northern Europe and the United States.

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High Street (IND Eighth Avenue Line)

High Street, also labeled as High Street–Brooklyn Bridge, and also referred to as "Brooklyn Bridge Plaza" and "Cranberry Street", is a station on the IND Eighth Avenue Line of the New York City Subway.

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Human migration

Human migration is the movement by people from one place to another with the intentions of settling, permanently or temporarily in a new location.

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Internal Revenue Service

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is the revenue service of the United States federal government.

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Interstate 278

Interstate 278 (I-278) is an auxiliary Interstate Highway in New Jersey and New York in the United States.

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Irish people

The Irish people (Muintir na hÉireann or Na hÉireannaigh) are a nation and ethnic group native to the island of Ireland, who share a common Irish ancestry, identity and culture.

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Irish Rebellion of 1798

The Irish Rebellion of 1798 (Éirí Amach 1798), also known as the United Irishmen Rebellion (Éirí Amach na nÉireannach Aontaithe), was an uprising against British rule in Ireland lasting from May to September 1798.

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Italianate architecture

The Italianate style of architecture was a distinct 19th-century phase in the history of Classical architecture.

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Joris Jansen Rapelje

Joris Jansen Rapelje (28 April 1604 – 21 February 1662/63) was a member of the Council of Twelve Men in the Dutch West India Company colony of New Netherland.

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Joshua Sands (politician)

Joshua Sands (October 12, 1757 – September 13, 1835) was an American merchant and politician.

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List of Irish-American communities

This is a list of Irish American communities in the United States.

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Loft

A bunk bed loft can be an upper storey or attic in a building, directly under the roof (US usage) or just a storage space under the roof usually accessed by a ladder (British usage).

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Manhattan

Manhattan is the most densely populated borough of New York City, its economic and administrative center, and its historical birthplace.

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Matthew C. Perry

Matthew Calbraith Perry (April 10, 1794 – March 4, 1858) was a Commodore of the United States Navy who commanded ships in several wars, including the War of 1812 and the Mexican–American War (1846–48).

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MTA Regional Bus Operations

MTA Regional Bus Operations (RBO) is the surface transit division of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA).

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Native Americans in the United States

Native Americans, also known as American Indians, Indians, Indigenous Americans and other terms, are the indigenous peoples of the United States.

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Neighbourhood

A neighbourhood (British English), or neighborhood (American English; see spelling differences), is a geographically localised community within a larger city, town, suburb or rural area.

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New Utrecht, Brooklyn

New Utrecht was established in 1652 by colonists from the Netherlands in Western Long Island, what is today Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, New York, United States.

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New York City

The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.

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New York City Housing Authority

The New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) provides housing for low and moderate income residents throughout the five boroughs of New York City.

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New York City Police Department

The City of New York Police Department, commonly known as the NYPD, is the primary law enforcement and investigation agency within the five boroughs of New York City.

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New York City Subway

The New York City Subway is a rapid transit system owned by the City of New York and leased to the New York City Transit Authority, a subsidiary agency of the state-run Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA).

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North Carolina

North Carolina is a U.S. state in the southeastern region of the United States.

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Poitín

Poitín, anglicized as potcheen, poteen or potheen, is a traditional Irish distilled beverage (40%–90% ABV).

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Quarters A, Brooklyn Navy Yard

Quarters A, Brooklyn Navy Yard, also known as the Commandant's House, is a historic house on Evans Street in the Vinegar Hill neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York City.

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Sett (paving)

A sett, usually referred to in the plural and known in some places as a Belgian block or sampietrino, is a broadly rectangular quarried stone used for paving roads.

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Shipyard

A shipyard (also called a dockyard) is a place where ships are built and repaired.

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Shore

A shore or a shoreline is the fringe of land at the edge of a large body of water, such as an ocean, sea, or lake.

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Still

A still is an apparatus used to distill liquid mixtures by heating to selectively boil and then cooling to condense the vapor.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.

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Third Anglo-Dutch War

The Third Anglo-Dutch War or the Third Dutch War (Derde Engelse Oorlog "Third English War", or Derde Engelse Zeeoorlog "Third English Sea War") was a military conflict between the Kingdom of England and the Dutch Republic, that lasted between April 1672 and early 1674.

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Wallabout Bay

Wallabout Bay is small body of water in Upper New York Bay along the northwest shore of the New York City borough of Brooklyn, between the present Williamsburg and Manhattan bridges, opposite Corlear's Hook on Manhattan to the west, across the East River.

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Wicklow Mountains

The Wicklow Mountains (archaic: Cualu) form the largest continuous upland area in Ireland.

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Working class

The working class (also labouring class) are the people employed for wages, especially in manual-labour occupations and industrial work.

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York Street (IND Sixth Avenue Line)

York Street is a station on the IND Sixth Avenue Line of the New York City Subway.

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1930 United States Census

The Fifteenth United States Census, conducted by the Census Bureau one month from April 1, 1930, determined the resident population of the United States to be 122,775,046, an increase of 13.7 percent over the 106,021,537 persons enumerated during the 1920 Census.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vinegar_Hill,_Brooklyn

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