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Tottenville History

This Month in the History of Tottenville July

July 2013

This Month in the History of Tottenville

The former Pete’s barbershop at 229 Main Street, across the street from the Post office, is the new, transformed home of the Tottenville Historical Society. 

The grand opening celebration and exhibition is 
on Saturday, August 3 from 11am to 4pm.

Regular Hours after Aug. 3:  Wednesday-Saturday, 11-4

How wonderful for them to be right here on Main Street, as a source of both information and inspiration for Tottenville residents, most especially for our children!

  “Our goal is to present public exhibits, programs, and workshops for adults and children to further the understanding of our community's history and heritage.  A second goal or, more correctly, challenge, will be to spark the revitalization of Main Street as many communities are doing across the country by providing the necessary information and tools.”

More good news is that on or about August 15 the Scented Cottage gift shop will join them on Main Street. 

Personally, I’m so very happy to be able to walk to their shop once more.  I’ve missed having the beautiful items in their shop so easily available.

July Events
“The majority of Staten Islanders were loyal to the King of England and, in fact, welcomed British soldiers when they arrived on their shores on July 4, 1776.  On July 9, 1776, nearly all adult males signed an oath of loyalty to the king.”
July 13, 1918 A.C. Brown & Sons, Tottenville, S.I., expect to have the steamer I. J. Merritt for the Merritt & Chapman Derrick & Wrecking Co. ready for launching by the end of August.”
“Decommissioned on 7 November 1945, Sable was stricken from the list of ships on the Navy Register on 28 November 1945. Sold by the Maritime Commission to H. H. Buncher Co., Pittsburgh, Pa., on 7 July 1948, as a scrap hull, she was reported as "disposed of" on 27 July 1948.”

+    Remembering Gene Drill, who died on July 2, 2008 at the age of 101.

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