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Inside the Archives: Fulton Ferry Slip
Mar 6, 2014 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm| Free
Almost 200 years ago, on May 10, 1814, Robert Fulton built the first steam ferry to run from the old ferry slip in Brooklyn to New York City. Join Archivist Carey Stumm on a virtual journey through Downtown Brooklyn’s transportation history and the development of horse car, omnibus, trolley, elevated lines, the Brooklyn Bridge, and eventually the subway lines into Brooklyn — all stemming from this local ferry slip. This program highlights photographs and archival materials from the Museum’s extensive permanent collection.