The Newtown Pentacle

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- photos by Mitch Waxman

It was 150 years ago today, that John Ericsson taught the band to play.

Shots from the Greenpoint Monitor Museum parade, held yesterday, celebrating the launch of the USS Monitor 150 years ago today. Not entirely sure what role Llamas played in the Civil War, of course, but their presence was quite welcome.

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Written by Mitch Waxman

January 30, 2012 at 9:04 am

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  1. [...] and safety issues. These shots were acquired during the Greenpoint Monitor Museum‘s recent parade event. The northern side of the site is in a state of disuse and relict decay, while the southern houses [...]

  2. it’s actually “Quay St.”, not Clay St. Clay St. is quite a ways from the old Continental Ironworks site, a bit further north towards Newtown Creek.

    Jacobus Calyer

    March 3, 2013 at 10:18 am


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