Sunday, January 11, 2009

The "forgotten borough" remembered

With roots in Staten Island, the "forgotten borough", I'm one of the ones working to remember its history, particularly in the early 20th-century when my family first settled there. Its story is one of fascinating turns and twists, and it remains today the outsider of five New York City boroughs: a member of the family, yet with its own individual personality.

Want a little introduction to the history and uniqueness of Staten Island? Take some time to view these online video tours:
Thanks to the relatively new Staten Island Genealogy Blog for recommending these online video tours and other good resources for Staten Island researchers.

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