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By Tottenville Historical Society

Tottenville, situated on the southernmost aspect in manhattan kingdom, has lengthy been thought of the forgotten city within the forgotten borough of recent York urban. the world used to be first populated within the 1600s via the Lenni Lenape Indians who summered on its beaches, guaranteed of a bountiful harvest from the ocean. Bordered on 3 facets via water, town had its roots within the oyster fishing, shipbuilding, and send fix industries and grew quickly. The Verrazano Bridge, opened within the Sixties, hooked up Staten Island to Brooklyn and triggered a construction increase island-wide. regardless of the great progress in inhabitants, Tottenville keeps its small-town suppose and provides citizens an oasis from large urban lifestyles within the kind of a welcoming and tight-knit community.

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