History At Home: This Day In The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

History At Home: This Day In The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

As we wander about our modern neighborhood, caught up in the hustle and bustle of everyday life, it’s easy to ignore the long and vibrant history of our community. Let’s remedy that. Every weekend, we’ll take a step back, with the help of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle archives, and explore what was happening around South Slope over a century ago.

On this weekend in 1901, unrequited love leads to tragedy on 18th Street and 7th Avenue.

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You can find the full story here.

Have an interesting bit of South Slope history to share? Send the details to editor@bklyner.com, and we’ll include it in our weekly history at home post.

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