google.com, pub-0418880821635173, DIRECT, f08c47fec0942fa0 The NewYorkologist: A Sketch of Turtle Bay, 1853

A Sketch of Turtle Bay, 1853

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Deutal is the Dutch word for knife, which was the bay's original shape. "Turtle" is a mispronunciation of Deutal and has nothing to do with tortoises.

[File: NYO-50216]

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