Franklin Square Paul van Wie

ISBN: 9780738575896

Published: October 3rd 2011

Paperback

128 pages


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Franklin Square  by  Paul van Wie

Franklin Square by Paul van Wie
October 3rd 2011 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 128 pages | ISBN: 9780738575896 | 6.38 Mb

First settled in the 1600s, the present-day village of Franklin Squaredeveloped as a German-speaking farming community in the late1800s. The fertile farmland of Franklin Square supplied New York Citywith all types of fresh produce into the mid-20thMoreFirst settled in the 1600s, the present-day village of Franklin Squaredeveloped as a German-speaking farming community in the late1800s. The fertile farmland of Franklin Square supplied New York Citywith all types of fresh produce into the mid-20th century, when wavesof suburban growth transformed fields into residential neighborhoods.Franklin Squares rich history exemplifies the larger trends inAmericas history.

George Washington visited in 1790, and the poetWalt Whitman taught in the local school in 1840. The FranklinSquare National Bank invented a new type of walk-up window as wellas the bank credit card, eventually becoming the 18th-largest bank inthe United States. A native son orbited the earth on the space shuttle.



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