The Revolutionary War

Brooklyn was an important piece of land to hold during the war of independence, and the marks of our country’s beginnings can be seen in the Evergreens. There are several soldiers and important persons buried in the Evergreens who were involved in the war of independence. Click on the links to learn more.

  • John Berrien, revolutionary war hero
  • The Rockaway Footpath, the linchpin in the Battle of Brooklyn