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"All aboard for Jamaica and New York!" A westbound L.I.R.R. train, has stopped
temporarily at the Mineola station.
Mineola, called "Miniolagamika'7 by the Algonquin
Indians, means "Pleasant Villagev.
Originally settled by Dutch and English farmers, it
remained a part of Queens County until the year 1898,
when it became a part of Nassau, and was chosen as
the County Seat.
Prior to its incorporation in 1906, the town occupied
only a square mile. Today it covers an area twice that
size. In 1848, Mineola boasted of 10 buildings. In
1906, there were 217. Today there are over 5,000
In 1888, Mineola's first fire company was formed.
Ten years later, a County newspaper had its begin-
nings. Today, the County Seat of Nassau has within
its boundaries seven churches, seven schools, a hospi-
tal, and a Memorial Library.
Standing outside the newly erected Memorial Library are
members of Mineola's Board of Trustees. They are: John Da-
vanzo, Stanley W. Krause, Mayor Clifford N. Williams, Edwin A.
Kraft, and George H. Rotherham.
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Chamin.ade'.s Home Town
Celebrates Its Golden Jubilee
Mr. Clifford N. Williams, MineoIa's Mayor, sur-
veys the surroundings of the town's new library. The
building is situated in the park opposite Chaminade.
Commemorating the Golden Jubilee of the in- after this, an outdoor historical spectacle will present
corporation of the village of Mineola, a week of fes- tableaux of American history in relation to Mineola.
tivities will he held September 15th through 22nd. The gala Week will culminate in a county-wide
A track meet for the younger residents will start the parade with Hoats entered from various organizations
celebrations on the 15th. For six consecutive nights and from many of the towns of Long Island.
Twenty-six years ago Chaminade was building men tor the towns of the Island
when Mineola, celebrating its Silver Jubilee, had not yet broken out of its first village
bounds. Since then it had grown into a thickly populated subruban community.
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