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Quarters A, Brooklyn Navy Yard

Brooklyn, New York
County of Kings.
National Register Number: 74001252
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Domestic - single dwelling.
Certified Local Government: NO

Statement of Significance (as of designation - May 30, 1974):
As Commandant of the Navy Yard (1841-43), Commodore Matthew C. Perry occupied Quarters A, residence of the Yard's commanding officers since its construction. Perry's mission to Japan (1854) opened that country to Western trade.


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