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Lady Moody Triangle
Lady Deborah Moody (c. 1583-1659), first feminist in Brooklyn? Sure! Why not? I don't know that she necessarily would have called herself a feminist. Ok, I know she definitely wouldn't have called herself a feminist. But that's not the point, because she was one anyway. Moody, a wealthy widow, left England in 1645 and settled in Gravesend, "became the first woman in the New World to receive a land patent, to write the first town charter in English in New Netherland, and to established one of the first towns with a square block plan in the New World. Furthermore, Gravesend’s policy of religious freedom set it apart from most colonial settlements." So, yeah, she deserves to have a plaque and a triangle named after her, I'd say. Gravesend was the only English town in Brooklyn (the rest being, of course, Dutch) and wasn't officially incorporated into what was then the city of Brooklyn until 1894. And it all started off with a religious-freedom-loving, bad ass widow who was more adventurous than almost anyone else of her era or any other.
Lady Moody Triangle; Village Rd. N., Ave. U Bet. Van Sicklen St. And Lake St., Gravesend