Landmarks Day: At the Wyckoff House Museum

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When:
April 19, 2015 all-day America/New York Timezone
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Where:
The Wyckoff House Museum
5816 Clarendon Road, Brooklyn, NY 11203
USA

Wyckoff House Museum

At the Wyckoff House Museum

Landmarks Day

Sunday, April 19th

Touch, Tour, and Talk at the Wyckoff House Museum’s Landmarks Day events. Experience NYC’s oldest house for one, two or three offerings: a family open-house, an architecture tour, or an engaging talk on Brooklyn’s 400 years of transformation. There’s something for everyone!

TOUCH! We’re kicking off the day with a family open house. Drop in and explore the farmhouse, touch artifacts, make some colonial crafts, and hunt for clues as a history detective.

TOUR! Step back in time with senior tour docent Lucie Chin for an hour-long Behind the Dutch Doors tour of the Wyckoff Farmhouse, highlighting its architectural features. Learn about Dutch influences on early American architecture as witnessed in the design of the city’s only remaining structure from the Dutch colonial period.

TALK! Join author and professor emeritus John B. Manbeck for a lecture entitled, Neighborhoods of Brooklyn. Dr. Manbeck will share the story of Brooklyn’s transformation from agrarian outpost for New Amsterdam into the city it is today.

Lecture followed by a Q&A with the speaker, accompanied by refreshments.

RSVP required for 2 p.m. lecture. Email [email protected] or call 718-629-5400 to RSVP.