The Newtown Pentacle

Altissima quaeque flumina minimo sono labi

nervous motion

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Brooklyn, Manhattan, Williamsburg.

– photo by Mitch Waxman

As mentioned yesterday, one is taking a short break – hence the singular image which greets you above. Back soon with new stuff.

“follow” me on Twitter- @newtownpentacle

Upcoming Tours and events –

October 7th, 2015
Our Polluted History:
A Non-Toxic & Fascinating Forum on Greenpoint’s Environmental Past panel discussion

with GWAPP, click here for details

October 10th, 2015
Calvary Cemetery Walking Tour
with Atlas Obscura, click here for details and tickets

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Written by Mitch Waxman

October 7, 2015 at 11:00 am

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  1. terrific site! I am looking for help for my book on the East River 1840-1885. Do you have any suggerstions about where to look or who to ask?

    Tom

    October 14, 2015 at 11:29 am

    • Greater Astoria Historic Society did a great East River book a few years back. I’d also recommend certain chapters from Robert A. Caro’s “Power Broker” and of course – “Gotham.” Jackson’s “Encyclopedia of New York City” is also handy, and the Brooklyn Daily Eagle archives are online and a Google search away.

      Mitch Waxman

      October 14, 2015 at 11:32 am


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