Brooklyn Boro

Ask a historian

May 31, 2019 Brooklyn Eagle Staff
Undated photo of a train at the Brooklyn Bath and Coney Island Railroad. AP Photo

Do you ever wonder — in the midst of all the BQE commotion — how the Promenade came to be in the first place?

Are you curious about what happened to Brooklyn’s Native American tribes?

Have you ever just wanted to… ask a historian?

John Manbeck, the former Brooklyn borough historian, is here to delve into the depths of days of old at your behest.

We don’t have a time machine, but we do have a Google form. See below.

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