Francis James Jackson Harlem Claremont Inn Resident 1770 – 1814

Francis James Jackson, December 1770 – 5 August 1814, was a British diplomat, ambassador to the Ottoman Empire, Prussia, and the United States where he lived in the Claremont Inn in Harlem, NY. VIDEO “The Clark Legacy Drs. Kenneth and Mamie Clark and their work,” this post is made in partnership with Harlem Cultural Archives,…

The Claremont Inn, West Harlem, 1804

The Claremont Inn, around 1804 an incredibly beautiful structure stood along the Hudson River, just north of where Grant’s Tomb now stands from right after the Revolution until 1951. VIDEO “The Clark Legacy Drs. Kenneth and Mamie Clark and their work,” this post is made in partnership with Harlem Cultural Archives, get more at Harlem…