Margaret Corbin (aka Captain Molly) – Tales from Wo-Fan’s Land

Growing up, I was very interested in the American Revolution and the fight for independence. I was obsessed with the musical 1776, and even had a copy of the Declaration of Independence hanging up on my bedroom door. But on the surface, this is a history full of important men doing important things. I would … Continue reading Margaret Corbin (aka Captain Molly) – Tales from Wo-Fan’s Land

240th anniversary of the Battle of Brooklyn at Green-Wood Cemetery

In late August 2016, Green-Wood Cemetery commemorated the 240th anniversary of the Battle of Brooklyn, fought in 1776 on the grounds. The all-day event was an exciting and informative time thanks to living history demonstrations. The event culminated in a parade along the route to Battle Hill, where the memorials are for the Revolutionary War … Continue reading 240th anniversary of the Battle of Brooklyn at Green-Wood Cemetery