These images were provided to FOLSP by Steve Marshall who got most of them from the NOAA database of historical coastal charts, accessible via Office of Coast Survey's Historical Map & Chart Project Image Catalog
Steve is writing a history of The NY Harbor, entitled The Fall of the Port of New York: The Rise of Port Newark-Elizabeth and the Brooklyn Cargo Cult.
He is the author of The Meadowlands Before the Commission: Three Centuries of Human Use and Alteration of Newark and Hackensack Meadows.  Visit urbanhabitats.

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