Islanders Use American Dollars
Not wildcat pelts as currency (despite what the lame stream media likes to claim!). This rumor may have started when islanders made a collective gift of 300 taxidermied wildcats to President Roosevelt.
Lady Liberty Made A Pit Stop Here
America’s most famous gift, the Statue of Liberty, had a long layover here, during which time residents used their brawniest tools to etch “Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to be free…” to replace the original French: “Hey, you guys, we hear copper is a great material to make gigantic statues out of because copper will totally always look shiny and copper-y. We are great at science.”