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Woodhaven. Town of Jamaica, Queens Co.

  • ARTIST: F. W. Beers

  • PUBLISHER: Published by Beers, Comstock & Cline, New York.

  • MEDIUM: Hand colored engraving.

    DATE: 1873

  • EDITION SIZE: Paper size 15 5/8 x 24" (397 x 610 mm)

  • DESCRIPTION: A detailed map from "Atlas of Long Island, New York. From recent and actual surveys and records." Many land owners names are given. Woodhaven was settled in the mid-1700's as a farming community by the Ditmar, Lott, Wyckoff, Suydam, and Snediker families. One of the greatest Revolutionary War Battles occurred in Woodhaven. John Pitkin developed the eastern part as a worker's community and named it Woodville in 1835. In 1853 the residents voted to change the name to Woodhaven. There is an inset of South Woodhaven included.

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  • CONDITION: Good condition and color save for toning and some tearing of margins.

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  • CATEGORIES: Maps