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A Foggy Day in Richmondtown

Most of NYC enjoyed a glorious day of sunshine after the morning fog lifted…it apparently all moved to Staten Island where the coastal areas remained shrouded in mist all day. the Verrazano Bridge from Ft.Wadsworth Battery Weed on the waterfront … Continue reading

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odds & ends; The Garibaldi-Meucci Museum

Antonio Meucci, rarely mentioned in history books, is considered to be the true inventor of the telephone.  Meucci filed for a preliminary patent application for his ”teletrofono” in 1871 but was hampered by a lack of funds and command of the  … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day: Seguine Mansion

In the National Register of Historic Places, the Greek Revival style Seguine Mansion in Staten Island was built in 1838 and is still privately owned, but open for guided tours by Urban Park Rangers. seguine mansion, a photo by dppuchol … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day; Miller Field in the fog

The former Air Force facility on Staten Island now part of Gateway National Recreation area. the beach; Cedar Grove Avenue and the ballfields;  

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photo of the day; Stapleton

Old Paramount Theater (now rental hall) Staten Island, NY

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