henry c. murphy

Jun 272013
 
Gounardes Hopes To Bring "New Energy" As President Of Bay Ridge Historical Society

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT: The Bay Ridge Historical Society has begun a more youthful era under the leadership of its newly elected president, former State Senate candidate and community activist Andrew Gounardes.

May 042012
 
Did You Know: Owl's Head Park Was Originally The Henry C. Murphy Estate?

The shoreline of New York Bay, specifically the Narrows, in Bay Ridge, near the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, is one of Brooklyn’s most naturally beautiful places. Even today, with the highways, the buildings, and the bridge itself, it’s still easy to imagine what Canarsee Indians, then the Dutch, must have thought when seeing it. The bay is [...]