|Brooklyn Historical Society Site Index & Links Page
Brooklyn Township, Hennepin County, State of Minnesota: Brooklyn Park. Brooklyn Center January 2011
|Home page for contact information & introduction.
Membership / Book Orders form & details.
PATRIOTS OF BROOKLYN Volume 1 (A-G), Volume 2 (H-N), Volume 3 (O-Z), and the boxed set of all 3 volumes are available now! The Civil War story of Billy Bugles is found in Volume 3 or in THE BUFFERS. Read about the Civil War stamps on your recent newsletter...
Farm History page & community development notes.
Link to the Tessman Farms images page!
Genealogy / Cemetery information & ideas.
Link to Mound Cemetery, just click here!
Link to Brooklyn-Crystal Cemetery, click here!
Link to Brooklyn-Maple Grove Union in Osseo.
Landowner page & our vintage maps from the 1800's and how to read a Plat Map.
View our (.jpg) image of the 1914 Landowner map
& to enlarge, click on the map or browser controls.
View our (.pdf) image of an 1899 Landowner map
& use the Adobe Reader to zoom or copy.
Brooklyn Center modern roads & lots TOWNSHIP LINES shown. If you locate a farm in a vintage map, here you might find the current location using roads and parcels of today. This map is also in (.pdf) Adobe Reader forman. Learn about the Earle Brown Farm by clicking here!
Brooklyn Park modern roads & lots: TOWNSHIP LINES are also available on our landowner page. The link is to a PDF image on the City of Brooklyn Park computer that is fairly large but does show township corners. A similar map is now at our office for quickly finding family property locations. The township corners are noted by circles with 4 section numbers noted. You locate the applicable corners and you've found the modern day parameters of the section.
|More Area Photographs from the turn-of-the-century!|
|For a personal copy of our local history "The Brooklyns," the story of Brooklyn Township and two cities in Brooklyn Park and Brooklyn Center, see our Membership Books page!!|
|Click here to see the Military VETERANS Book of Honor input form which you can print, complete and mail in...
THANK YOU Veterans!
|Crystal Lake Township to CRYSTAL!|
|North Hennepin Community College celebrated 40 years of classes in 2006!|
|1945 Aerial View of part of the Township (pdf file), then still mostly a farming area!|
|Brooklyn Township Dog tags in 1863 + NAMES from 1865-1868!|
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|Interested in the environment & conservation? Check out our local chapter on West River Road of the Walter Breckenridge IZAAK WALTON League of America here!|