A bounty of pleasures awaited mom, dad and the kids as they united for harvest festivities at the Old Stone House.
Co-presented by the Park Slope Civic Council and Park Slope Parents, the fifth annual fall extravaganza featured a cornucopia of delights, including a petting zoo, pony rides, plus a bake sale and music in the park adjacent to the house on 3rd Street, between 4th and 5th avenues.
The Old Stone House is a modern reconstruction of the Vechte-Cortelyou House %u2013 a 1699 Dutch stone farmhouse with important ties to American history %u2013 and was the site of the Battle of Brooklyn, also known as the bloodiest battle of the American Revolution.
Today, it is operated as a historic interpretive center.
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