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Facts you didn't know about Long Island businesses

Franklin National Bank's Charg-It was the first credit

Franklin National Bank's Charg-It was the first credit card issued in the United States. Here is a 1960s era Charg-It brochure, courtesy of creditcards.com. Photo Credit: Creditcards.com

Did you know where the first private telephone line on Long Island was installed?

Did you know that the first credit card was issued by a bank based on Long Island?

How about that a real estate mogul planned to turn Montauk into the Miami of the north?

Here are all sorts of facts about Long Island businesses you might not have known.

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