First it was a "low-down, muddy, tidal place." Some Native Americans called it "Aquehonga Manacknong, or ‘haunted woods.’" In the 1600s, it was settled by "French Huguenots, Walloons, and freed slaves." Henry David Thoreau used to dig for arrowheads there. Brickmakers dug for clay there. John Muir explored there. And then New York dumped trash Read More
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