Historic Neighborhoods of Brooklyn-Memorials to Lincoln

Inside Prospect Park there is a sculpture of Lincoln which was dedicated on October 21, 1869. The statue was subsidized by local citizens in a campaign organized by the War Fund Committee of Brooklyn.




Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords Shot

On January 8, 2011, Gabrielle Dee Giffords was one of more than 1 people shot at a Safeway supermarket near Tucson, Arizona where she was meeting publicly with constituents. A 9-year-old girl was among those confirmed dead