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Staten Island is in the New York City borough of Staten Island. The island has a rich history, with archaeological evidence dating back to the Upper Paleolithic period. The Dutch settled on Staten Island in the 17th century, and the British claimed it in the 18th century. The island became a penal colony in the early 19th century and was ceded to New York City in 1898. It was mainly populated by Italian immigrants during the early 20th century. It is known for its natural beauty, diverse cultural heritage, and rich history. The History of Staten Island New York City’s…

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