Staten Island Turns 350 Years Old
Monday, August 22, 2011 - 12:35 PM
Monday marks the 350th anniversary of the founding of Staten Island (or Staaten Eylandt, as the Dutch called it). The borough is best known for its iconic orange ferry, the Fresh Kills Landfill and the Verrazano Bridge — but it has a rich history of ship building, boasts the oldest running cricket team in the U.S. and is home to the second oldest house in New York City.
Find out more about Staten Island below.