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Only In Print: ‘This is Sacred Ground’: Event Pays Tribute to The First POWs

“This is sacred ground,” Brooklyn Parks Commissioner Martin Maher told the audience. “So few people know the story of this.” (Photo: Bill Miller)

FORT GREENE — Dog walkers, joggers, and a wedding party swarmed about the Prison Ship Martyrs’ Monument at Fort Greene Park one recent weekend afternoon, perhaps unaware that entombed beneath them lay thousands of American prisoners from the Revolutionary War…

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