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History of Astoria, New York, USA*

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Astoria, New York, USA*

Astoria, Queens, NY

The area now known as Astoria was originally called Hallet’s Cove, after its first landowner William Hallet, who settled there in 1659 with his wife, Elizabeth Fones.

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  • 1854 - Astoria
    Astoria, a post-village of Queen's county, New York, on Hallett's cove, just below Hurl Gate, about 6 miles from New York city. It contains several...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Astoria
    Astoria, a former village of Queens co., N.Y., is on the East River, nearly 5 miles N.E. of Brooklyn. It now constitutes the 4th and 5th wards of...Read MORE...


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    Jamaica Ave.
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    Ninth Avenue, showing Public School No. 6.
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  • Astoria, New York, USA*
    Academy Street, Astoria, L.I., N.Y.
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  • 1916
    Astoria, a former village of Queens co., N.Y., is on the East River, nearly 5 miles NE. of Brooklyn. It is now a part of the borough of Queens, New...Read MORE...




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Jamaica Ave.
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Ninth Avenue, showing Public School No. 6.
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Academy Street, Astoria, L.I., N.Y.
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  • 1854 - Astoria
    Astoria, a post-village of Queen's county, New York, on Hallett's cove, just below Hurl Gate, about 6 miles from New York city. It contains several... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Astoria
    Astoria, a former village of Queens co., N.Y., is on the East River, nearly 5 miles N.E. of Brooklyn. It now constitutes the 4th and 5th wards of... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Astoria, a former village of Queens co., N.Y., is on the East River, nearly 5 miles NE. of Brooklyn. It is now a part of the borough of Queens, New... Read MORE...

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