“Who Owns Brooklyn?” Topic of BHS Symposium

The Brooklyn Historical Society's website announces the following symposium, to be held at BHS (southwest corner of Pierrepont and Clinton) on Thursday, May 31, from 6:00 to 8:30 P.M.

"In collaboration with New York Historical Society and Weeksville Heritage Center , and accompanying the Slavery in New York: Brooklyn Stories exhibit, BHS will host the symposium, Who Owns Brooklyn ? From Farms to Brownstones . Moderated by historian, Craig S. Wilder, local historians will explore contemporary themes of gentrification, displacement, property-ownership and the networks of self-sufficiency that have developed as creative responses to neighborhood changes."

The symposium is open to the public and free. 

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