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Elmhurst, Queens, New York, USA (Newtown)* - 1664 - Middleburgh is renamed New Town


When the British took over New Netherland in 1664, they renamed Middleburgh as New Town (Nieuwe Stad) to maintain a connection to the Dutch heritage. This was eventually simplified to Newtown.

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Elmhurst, Queens, New York, USA (Newtown)*

Elmhurst, Queens, New York, USA (Newtown)*

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