Did George Washington sleep in Brooklyn? Was his bravery and valor proven? Or maybe just his lucky streak?
History nerds, Brooklyn fans, Revolutionary War buffs, and stay-cationers, here's a tip for fun this weekend: Don't miss the commemoration of the Battle of Brooklyn.
(Tip: Sometimes you win when you lose. And that's how this story is being spun.)
See what's happening for (drum roll, please) in honor of the 236th Battle of Brooklyn. Find out where the patriots fought, what George Washington had to do with Brooklyn, and more. This weekend kicks off a series of fun, funky events, culminating with next weekend's special re-enactment at Green-Wood Cemetery.