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Brooklyn is rich in history and rural atmosphere. The Colonial beauty of the Center is well preserved and many of the old churches and homes are restored.

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Located in the center of the Quiet Corner, Brooklyn is rich in history and rural atmosphere. The Colonial beauty of Brooklyn Center is the well preserved and many of the old churches and homes are restored. Every year before Labor Day weekend, the Brooklyn Fair draws thousands to the oldest continously active agricultural fair in the United States, operating since 1809. The Brooklyn Historical Society Museum and the Daniel Putnam Tyler Law Office are open every Wednesday and Saturday and are located next to the memorial (and grave) of Brooklyn's most famous citizen, Revolutionary War hero Israel Putnam.

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Facts about Brooklyn

Town/City established:

  • Incorporated in 1786.

Named from:

  • Named after Brooklyn in England.

County:

  • Windham.

Notable citizens (past and present):

  • General Israel Putnam, Revolutionary War hero.
  • Reverand Samuel Joseph May, abolitionist.
  • David Low Dodge, social reformer.
  • Emily Malbone Morgan, social reformer.
  • Elijah Paine, Unites States Senator.

Top Five Attractions:

  • Brooklyn Green Historical District.
  • Brooklyn Fair, the oldest continuously active fair in the country.
  • Brooklyn Historical Society & Daniel Putnam Tyler Law Office.
  • Creamery Brook Bison, actual bison farm that visitors can tour and they offer special events throughout the year.

Annual Visitor’s Events:

  • Family Fun Day, Memorial Day.
  • Brooklyn Fair, late-September/early-October.
  • Spooky Nights, October.
  • Walktober, October.

Quality of the town/city:

  • Located in the center of the Quiet Corner, Brooklyn is rich in history and rural atmosphere. The Colonial beauty of Brooklyn Center is the well preserved and many of the old churches and homes are restored. Every year before Labor Day weekend, the Brooklyn Fair draws thousands to the oldest continously active agricultural fair in the United States, operating since 1809. The Brooklyn Historical Society Museum and the Daniel Putnam Tyler Law Office are open every Wednesday and Saturday and are located next to the memorial (and grave) of Brooklyn's most famous citizen, Revolutionary War hero Israel Putnam.

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