Bluestone

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Delivered by: Brad Vogel for the Gowanus Dredgers, Feb. 17, 2018

Material: Bluestone

Dimensions: 13 x 13 inches

Year: between 1850 and 1900

Location discovered: 1st Street Basin

History: One of the many materials that was discarded into the 1st Street Basin between 1850 and 1900 that eventually filled up the basin. The Gowanus Dredgers Canoe Club members have been pulling debris from the basin for years and use these stones as counterweights in their canoes when the go out on their own.