comment t1_ekkzw4q re: What’s the longest recorded amount of time one family has held a piece of land?
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A hot spring hotel in Hayakawa, Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan was founded in 705 AD and has been continuously operated by 52 generations of the same family for over 1,300 years.

In America, Gardiner’s Island is still owned by the descendants of Lion Gardiner, who received a grant in 1639 (less than 2 decades after the Mayflower Pilgrims arrived) from Charles I for the first colonial English settlement in present-day New York state.

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