Thursday, June 29, 2017

Historical Sandy Ground in Staten Island

October 13, 2009 by  
Filed under Photos, Secrets of NYC

Turner-St

(Photos by Bald Punk – Turner Street in Sandy Ground/Rossville, Staten Island)

Before I get into what happened on our trip to Staten Island, first I want to post some background on Historical Sandy Ground. In the previous post in this series, I had doubted there was such a place. But only because I never heard of it, and thought Benny, “the cigar store Indian” was taking us on some wild goose chase just so he could introduce us to a ghost . . .

Here’s a great account of Sandy Ground’s historical significance:

Sandy-Ground

 

Sandy-Ground-Historical-Society

 (Sandy Ground Historical Society – 1538 Woodrow Rd)

Rossville-AME- Zion-Church-Cemetery

(Rossville A.M.E. Zion Church Cemetery on Crabtree Avenue)

Here are all the posts in this series: Episode Nineteen – October 2009

Expedition to Sandy Ground, Staten Island

Historical Sandy Ground

Just A Car Ride To Staten Island

Looking for the ghost of a slave named Hardy (see more pics here: Mount Loretto in Staten Island)

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