Staten Island’s Moment in Sun Continues: What better proof can there be…

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What better proof can there be of the Golden Age of Staten Island than people want to buy condos the discovery of a 220 million year old fossil in a cemetery? Exactly. None. A geology professor found fossils dating back at least 220 million years in the headstone of Civil War Brig. Gen. Stephen H. Weed. The "starfish-like creature" came from Moravian Cemetery and was found on an "historic tour." Tourism in Staten Island! Fossils! All is good in the world. [NYP]For more stories from Curbed, go to curbed.com.

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