Brooklyn Historical Society

Committed to preserving and telling the history of Brooklyn through public programs for all New Yorkers.


The Partnership Fund provided capital for the buildout of the Brooklyn Historical Society’s community exhibition space in Brooklyn Bridge Park.


Founded in 1863, the Brooklyn Historical Society (BHS) is a nationally recognized urban history center dedicated to preserving and encouraging the study of Brooklyn’s extraordinary 400-year history. BHS is a cultural hub for civic dialogue, thoughtful engagement, and community outreach.

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