Martense Lane Rock reappears in Sunset Park

Sunset Park residents familiar with the story say

Sunset Park residents familiar with the story say a rock recently uncovered outside a church has an indentation that could be a footprint. (June 25, 2014 7:03 PM)

A legendary rock may have resurfaced in Sunset Park, and is causing quite a stir in the neighborhood.

According to the legend, the Martense Lane Rock came to Sunset Park thousands of years ago when a Dutch slave had a fight with a stranger on what was once Martense Lane in Brooklyn. The tale ends with the stranger being defeated and, in anger, he stomped down on a rock and left a big foot...

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