Welfare Island


Welfare Island
a former name of Roosevelt Island.

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  • Roosevelt Island — Infobox Islands name = Roosevelt image caption = Main Street on Roosevelt Island image size = 250px locator Location map|USA New York City|lat=40.761927|long= 73.950093 map custom = yes native name = native name link = nickname = location = East… …   Wikipedia

  • Roosevelt Island — 1. Formerly, Welfare Island, Blackwells Island. an island in the East River, New York City: residential community. 11/2 mi. (21/2 km) long. 2. an island in Antarctica, in the W part of the Ross Ice Shelf: discovered 1934. ab. 90 mi. (145 km) long …   Universalium

  • City Hospital (Roosevelt Island, New York) — City Hospital U.S. National Register of Historic Places …   Wikipedia

  • Hart Island, New York — Infobox Islands name = Hart image caption = image size = locator Location map|USA New York City|lat=40.853603|long= 73.770447 map custom = yes native name = native name link = nickname = location = Long Island Sound coordinates =… …   Wikipedia


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