In­wood

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In­wood is the north­ern­most dis­trict on the is­land of Man­hat­tan, bordered by the Har­lem River to the north and east, and the Hud­son River to the west. Ac­cord­ing to leg­end, it was in In­wood Hill Park that Peter Mi­nuit, di­rec­tor gen­eral of the Dutch colony of New Nether­land, bought the is­land of Man­hat­tan from the Le­nape In­di­ans in 1626. With 40,000 peo­ple across one and a half square miles, In­wood is a low- den­sity neigh­bour­hood. In 1970, a third of its pop­u­la­tion was Ir­ish. To­day, it is 73% His­panic, mostly Do­mini­can. dis­trict area, lo­cal­ity / ac­cord­ing to as stated by... / Dutch from Hol­land / New Nether­land New Hol­land, Dutch colony / square mile = 2.56 km² / neigh­bour­hood area (in a town, city).

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