Borough Hall Murals

For more information about the murals and a DVD guided tour, please contact

Nick Dmytryszyn at 718-816-2057

Cornelius Melyn Trades with the Indians.

A major portion of Staten Island is granted to Melvin on 1641 by the Dutch West Indies Company. Between 1641 and 1655, colonies are continuously destroyed by Native Americans in conflict over the polices of the Dutch Governor General.