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By Jim Harkins,Cecelia N. Brunner

ISBN-10: 0738573841

ISBN-13: 9780738573847

ISBN-10: 153164855X

ISBN-13: 9781531648558

within the past due nineteenth century, West Brighton grew to become referred to as �Factoryville� after a number of industries arrange store within the area. one of many greatest, Barrett, Nephews, and corporate, a dyeing and cleansing institution, hired 1000s of Staten Islanders. numerous well-liked historic figures have resided within the zone to boot, together with former first woman Julia Gardiner Tyler, who, in 1862, left the Confederacy (but now not her Southern sympathies) to rejoin her kinfolk in West Brighton upon the loss of life of former U.S. president John Tyler. The local is usually the house of the famed Staten Island Zoo; the idyllic fantastic thing about Silver Lake, Clove Lakes, and Walker Park lie inside jogging distance. however the so much enduring trait of West Brighton is its people�the generations of households that experience positioned down roots in a single of the main scenic groups on Staten Island.

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