Rep. Adriano Espaillat wrote to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation requesting that they collaborate on two projects to restore historic wetland sites at Inwood Hill Park and Sherman Creek Park within New York’s 13th congressional district. Continue Reading →
Author’s note: Published reports and records vary about the spelling of Kennedy’s first name. According to descendants her name was spelled Naomie.
Since moving to Inwood I’d heard stories of an almost mythical figure known only as Princess Naomie, who, in the 1930’s, took up residence near the old tulip tree in Inwood Hill Park. Continue Reading →
The original settlers of Harlem were the Wecksquaesgeek Indians, who raised corn and tobacco, and called their land Quinnahung, or Planting Neck. Continue Reading →
It’s a photograph of the Deerfoot Baseball Athletic Club team in Harlem around 1890-1900. We think the gentlemen in suites are the coach in the center and maybe the manager to the far left of the frame.
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