Cobble Hill Park

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Cobble Hill Park
Congress & Clinton Sts, Verandah Pl
Brooklyn, NY 11201
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The calm setting of present-day Cobble Hill Park belies an area with a history of contention. Its namesake, the surrounding neighborhood of Cobble Hill, was first settled in the mid-17th century by Dutch farmers when Governor Peter Stuyvesant permitted farming north of Red Hook.