Along with the Eerie basin In Red Hook, the Brooklyn Navy Yard is a perfect place for a genealogist to find your ancestors employed. These water front locations were the first large population centers in Brooklyn, and many Immigrants found work and settled within walking distance of these dry docks and ship Building areas. Irish Immigrants resulting from the Potato Famine are found holding these jobs in most circumstances.
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