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1896: The St. Bernard and the Great Bear Hunt at Greenridge, Staten Island

Posted: 21st September 2016 by The Hatching Cat in Uncategorized

In January 1896, the tiny hamlet of Greenridge, Staten Island, was all a buzz over the reported sighting of a large, ferocious black bear. Doors were closed and barred at dusk, and guns and pistols were cleaned and loaded.