You Can Find a Historic Revolutionary War Cemetery in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn

The Barkaloo Cemetery, Bay Ridge, BK
The Barkaloo Cemetery, Bay Ridge, BK
Photo: Jenn Corker

The Barkaloo Cemetery in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, is home to several very old and historic graves, including a Brooklyn soldier who died in the Revolutionary War, Harmanus Barkeloo. The story behind the cemetery is a unique one, and how it survived until this day is a complicated story, told in detail in a recent posting by our friends at Hey Ridge, a local neighborhood blog covering Bay Ridge. Check it out to learn more!

via Hey Ridge

Matt Coneybeare

Matt Coneybeare

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's with his partner and son. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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