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Statistics & Facts
Statistics & Facts
The New York state capital is Albany.
The population of Roslyn is approximately 2770 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,064 (1990), 1193 (2010).
The amount of land area in Roslyn is 1.648 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.02 sq kilometers.
The distance from Roslyn to Washington DC is 226 miles.
The distance to the New York state capital is 128 miles. (as the crow flies)
Roslyn is positioned 40.79 degrees north of the equator and 73.64 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Roslyn Historical Events 1946
Growing up in Roslyn
I grew up in Roslyn Heights and Roslyn Estates, attending first the Heights School and then graduating from Roslyn High in 1946. My dad, August Viemeister, (1893-1995) designed 28 homes in the area. We were family friends of the Christopher Morley family. As a boy, I prowled through the Ryan estate and the Mackay estate, paid 12 cents to see the movies, was a messenger in Civil Defense in WW2, and put pennies on the RR tracks for the steam engines to squash. Much of the life and times of the area (1930s, 1940's ) is described in "Start All Over- and American Experience", published by Hamilton's of Bedford, Virginia. This book is filled with photos and is described at www.peterv.com
. I believe a copy is in the Bryant Library.
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