A History of the City of Brooklyn and Kings County

A History of the City of Brooklyn and Kings County

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"[...]winter upon some broken Marshes and Beaches or bars of sand before mentioned, and might be easily got were there some skilful men would undertake it." Prime (1845) mentions the "remarkable fact in the natural history of this small territory, that of all the land-birds belonging to the United States, either as resident or migratory, two thirds of them are to be found on Long Island; of the water-birds a still larger proportion." It is estimated that at the time of its discovery representatives of thirteen different Indian tribes occupied Long Island. The region of Kings County was occupied by the Canarsie tribe, which included the Nyacks at New Utrecht, the[...]."show more

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  • Paperback | 170 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 236g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507509111
  • 9781507509111