1864 - Erie Basin opens in Brooklyn's Red Hook

Event Summary

Erie Basin opens in Brooklyn's Red Hook

Date

1864

Description

New facility for ships in New York Harbor opened on Brooklyn waterfront; important trans-shipment point for next century

Timeline 1

Maritime New York, 1860 - to present

Timeline 2

American Merchant Marine, 1789 - to present

Related Locations

New York City

Related Bodies of Water

New York Harbor

Record ID

1120