Harlem’s Historic “Scullers Row,” 1840’s-1950’s

Around the 1840’s Harlem and New York City was the birthplace of rowing in the United States and continued to be the center of rowing activity until the 1950’s.

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Learn To Row For Free On The Harlem River, The Birthplace Of Rowing In The USA

Come experience the unique sport of rowing where it was founded on “Sculler’s Row” on the Harlem River! Join Row New York for a free introductory rowing class on Saturday, September 22nd, 2018––no experience or swimming ability required. Continue Reading →

‘Ladies Day Rowing’ On The Harlem River NY 1905

Ladies-Day-Rowing-on-the-Harlem-River-circa-1905-photo-UPI-900x721At the end of the 1800’s, rowing clubs of Harlem, New York City, Long Island and Hoboken would hold regattas and invited women to participate in the rowing races, Continue Reading →

Harlem Boat Clubs, New York 1883

clubhouse-1898-370x227The earliest means of transportation around New York Harbor, to Brooklyn and Staten Island and to trading was moored offshore was rowboats. The rowboats would unload trade goods at the rear of the buildings. Continue Reading →

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