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Cold Spring Harbor

Cold Spring Harbor
Cold Spring Harbor developed as a company town. And the company was run by the Jones family. The descendants of Maj. Thomas Jones, a prominent Massapequa landowner for whom Jones Beach was named, not only established Long Island's largest whaling company, they also built mills and launched other ventures, including an attempt at railroading.
Photo:A painting of the harbor by Edward Lange, circa 1880. ( courtesy of Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum)
Cold Spring Harbor developed as a company town. And the company was run by the Jones family. The descendants of Maj. Thomas Jones, a prominent Massapequa landowner for whom Jones Beach was named, not only established Long Island's largest whaling company, they also built mills and launched other ventures, including an attempt at railroading.
Photo:A painting of the harbor by Edward Lange, circa 1880. ( courtesy of Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum)
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