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.

Remember the last time your servant girl ran off and left you in such a state that you couldn’t leave the house for days on end? From July 20, 1898:

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