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By Bill Florio

as soon as parts of a farming neighborhood referred to as Fosters Meadow, Elmont and Rosedale have replaced dramatically seeing that Thomas and Christopher Foster first farmed the land within the 1600s. within the 1850s, immigrant German farmers settled within the quarter abutting Elmont street, Brookville side road, Linden street, and Merrick side road. The remnants of that German farming neighborhood endured into the early twentieth century, regardless of encroaching suburbanization, renamed streets, and subdivided farmland, in addition to Irish, Italian, and Jewish immigrants altering the area�s ethnic make-up. This new suburban quarter masking the southern corners of Nassau and Queens Counties turned domestic to landmarks just like the Argo Theatre, Rottkamp Farm, Schmitt Farm, Laurelton throughway, Gouz Dairy, Sapienza Bakery, St. John�s Methodist Church, and world-famous Belmont Park. at the present time, Elmont, Rosedale, and the remainder of the previous Fosters Meadow are domestic to a wide inhabitants of Caribbean immigrants, bringing a brand new tradition to the world and, with it, new landmarks and new ideas.

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