June 2016

Found 2 blog entries for June 2016.

Staten Island is rich with history that dates back over 10,000 years. Over the course of time, there have been several homes with historical significance to the area and those who have lived here. Nowadays, these homes are historical museums, which offer visitors the opportunity to learn more about the neighborhood and culture of the residents of the past.

Below are five of the most historic Staten Island homes turned museums.

Alice Austen House – Rosebank

The Alice Austen House dates back to its construction in the 1600’s. Originally a Dutch farmhouse, the property began to decline in quality, and in the mid 1800’s was purchased by New York City merchant, John Haggerty Austen. The property was restored over time, recapturing its essence and

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4th of July Staten Island

With the Fourth of July fast approaching, it’s time to start making decisions on places to go, people to see, and attractions to enjoy. This year, the holiday lands on a Monday, which means one thing… LONG WEEKEND! What better way to enjoy an extra day off than to explore some of the fun-filled events taking place around Staten Island. Below is a list of some of the notable events to check out around the area.

The Huck Finn Fishing Tournament and Costume Contest

Begin the day by taking part in the 88th annual Huck Finn Fishing Tournament and Costume Contest. The events are being held in Willowbrook Park off of Eton Place. Registration for the fishing tournament begins at 8:00am with the tournament beginning at 9. In addition to the opportunity

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