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By Staten Island 350th Aniversary Committee,Kenneth M. Gold,Lori R. Weintrob

As one of many 5 boroughs of recent York urban, Staten Island has a wealthy and colourful earlier, and it truly is filled with locations the place humans have formed town, country and state. To commemorate its 350th anniversary, local people leaders and educators have accrued jointly this remarkable assortment. stroll within the footsteps of Benjamin Franklin, Susan B. Anthony, Langston Hughes, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and the Dalai Lama; stopover at innovative struggle websites; relive the entrepreneurial force and inventiveness of commercial and scientific pioneers; and picture the lives of Irish, Norwegian, Italian, Sri Lankan and Liberian immigrants. Its seashores are awash in background, from Lenape trails to Dutch and French farms, from the Atlantic Terra Cotta corporation to mythical activities figures and old fashioned ancient districts. Their struggles, hardships, triumphs and achievements, in extraordinary and daily Staten Island destinations, are delivered to life.

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