The Historic William A. Wheelock Mansion House, Harlem New York 1840 – 1940’s

The William W. Wheelock mansion at 661 West 158th Street (near Riverside Drive) in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Lord “Kitty” Viscount Courtenay, England’s Most Handsome Boy At The Claremont Inn In Harlem

Harlem resident Lord Viscount Courtenay (aka William “Kitty” Courtenay), 9th Earl of Devon, c. 1768 – 26 May 1835, lived in his Harlem residence at the Claremont Inn And Restaurant at “…the Manhattan Forests,” from 1807-1813. Continue Reading →