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"Whitestone, whit'stön, a post-village of Queens co., N.Y., in Flushing township, on the Flushing & North Side Railroad, and on Long Island Sound, 11% miles E.N.E. of Brooklyn. It has 4 churches, a large summer hotel, a news paper office, a public hall, a savings-bank, and a large manufactory of tin-ware. Steamboats ply regularly between Whitestone and New York, which is 12 miles distant, and about 40 railroad-trains from New York arrive and depart daily. Pop. in 1890, 2808."

Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ...
Joseph Thomas
January 1, 1895
J.B. Lippincott

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  • News 1890 - PLEASURE SEEKERS DROWN - A Rowboat Capsizes and Five Occupants Perish.
    A shocking drowning accident by which five lost their lives, occurred recently off Whitestone, Long Island, N. Y. The employes of the Schaeffer...Read MORE...


  • News 1894 - NARROW ESCAPE FROM DROWNING. Wealthy Residents of Whitestone Meet with an Accident.
    WHITESTONE, L. I., Oct. 3. - Joseph H. Titus, fifty-eight years old, and Mrs. Wallace, his sister-in-law, aged fifty-five, wealthy residents of the...Read MORE...


  • 1906
    Whitestone, a former post-village of Queens co., N.Y.. on Long Island Sound and on the Long Island R.. 11 1/ 2 miles ENE. of the centre of Brooklyn....Read MORE...


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    Cottages on Eighth Avenue, Whitestone, L.I.
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    Shore Road, Whitestone, L.I.
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    Whitestone Bridge, New York City


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Cottages on Eighth Avenue, Whitestone, L.I.

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Shore Road, Whitestone, L.I.

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Whitestone Bridge, New York City
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  • News  1890 - PLEASURE SEEKERS DROWN - A Rowboat Capsizes and Five Occupants Perish.
    A shocking drowning accident by which five lost their lives, occurred recently off Whitestone, Long Island, N. Y. The employes of the Schaeffer... Read MORE...

  • News  1894 - NARROW ESCAPE FROM DROWNING. Wealthy Residents of Whitestone Meet with an Accident.
    WHITESTONE, L. I., Oct. 3. - Joseph H. Titus, fifty-eight years old, and Mrs. Wallace, his sister-in-law, aged fifty-five, wealthy residents of the... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Whitestone, a former post-village of Queens co., N.Y.. on Long Island Sound and on the Long Island R.. 11 1/ 2 miles ENE. of the centre of Brooklyn.... Read MORE...

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