The Lenape

First residents of Aquehonga Monocknong (Tottenville)

Angie Mangino
3 min readFeb 26, 2022

From the Collection of the Staten Island Museum

Did you know?

The history of Tottenville begins as all history in the United States begins — with the indigenous people already living here. In Tottenville, that would be the Lenni Lenape.

Mangino, Angie. 17th Century Tottenville History Comes Alive (Kindle Locations 60–62).

Angie Mangino

Angie Mangino is a freelance journalist, author of 17th Century Tottenville History Comes Alive, & book reviewer who can be found at