photo of the day; Vinegar Hill

Brooklyn Historic District

19th century developer John Jackson hoped to attract Irish immigrants to the area by naming it Vinegar Hill from the Battle of Vinegar Hill during the Irish Rebellion of 1798.

Con Ed smokestacks on the waterfront, the plant has been here since the 1920’s.

original Belgian Block pavers

The Commandant’s house, now privately owned, over looking the Navy Yard

 

 

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About Denise P. Puchol

Always carrying a pocket camera to photograph random spots throughout the five boroughs of New York City and to share a little of the history.
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