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Long Island is a densely populated island off the East Coast of the United States, beginning at New York Harbor just 0.35 miles (0.56 km) from Manhattan Island and extending eastward into the Atlantic Ocean. The island comprises four counties in the U.S. state of New York: Kings and Queens counties (which comprise the ...

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If you live on Long Island then chances are you know about its many great beaches, countless delectable pizzerias, and nearly infinite array of local delis and bagel shops, but there's a lot more to LI than just scenic state parks and good food. Check out these fun facts that will provide some insights into Long Island for  ...

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Jun 14, 2016 ... Everyone knows that Long Island is great for its beaches, endless pizzerias, as well as bagel and deli shops within every mile, but there is more to the island. Here are some facts about LI. 1. Long Island is the most populated island in the U.S.. If you've ever driven down the expressway during rush hour, it is ...

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Little-known facts about the Montauk Lighthouse, 7-11, Billy Joel and other iconic people and places of Long Island.

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May 15, 2016 ... Here's a quick summary: In 1985, the U.S. Supreme Court heard a case called United States v. Maine. This legal struggle had huge implications for the Block Island Sound—which lies between Rhode Island and the northern fork of Long Island. The states argued that these waters fell under their jurisdiction, ...

www.longislandpress.com/2016/08/23/7-long-island-facts-you-likely-didnt-know

Aug 23, 2016 ... Everyone knows Long Island is home to the busiest commuter railroad, Charles Lindbergh's first trans-Atlantic flight, and New York State's first lighthouse (the fourth oldest active lighthouse in the nation), in Montauk, but here are some lesser-known local facts that may surprise even longtime Long Islanders ...

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Get information, facts, and pictures about Long Island at Encyclopedia.com. Make research projects and school reports about Long Island easy with credible articles from our FREE, online encyclopedia and dictionary.

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Long Island Fun Facts Mastic was the home of William Floyd, one of the signers of the. Declaration of Independence. Long Island's first two settlements were Southold and Southampton ... in 1640. Deep Hollow Ranch in Montauk is the site of the oldest cattle ranch in. America, built in 1658, and birthplace of the American ...

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Feb 27, 2014 ... General Description Enjoy an island getaway just minutes from Manhattan! Famous for white sand beaches and world-class wineries, Long Island also has quaint fishing villages, grand historic.