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Sheepshead Bay: built on the bay of Kings

A brief history of Sheepshead Bay, which is named for a fish that once swam in its waters. Continue reading

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Cypress Hills: it might as well be in Queens

“Here they are saved all expenses of incorporation, roads, and avenues; of entrances, lodges, chapels, and receiving vaults; of office rent, trustees, treasurers, secretaries; and of the perpetual outlays for keepers of the grounds, gardeners, artists, and embellishments.” – Jared … Continue reading

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