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The almshouse was built in 1857 on a 256-acre farm, now occupied by sites such as the Equestrian Center and the Harford County Parks & Recreation Department headquarters.
Herald Harbor is still called Herald Harbor, but in the 1960s, Woodland Beach dubbed itself London Towne, the name of an earlier settlement on the peninsula and of a Colonial-era almshouse there.
The 148-acre isle—on the East River between Manhattan and Queens—has been home to a prison, a smallpox hospital, an asylum, an almshouse and a 1970s experiment in affordable middle-class housing.
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