The Blockhouse is a small fort in the northern part of Central Park, in New York City, New York, and is the oldest structure standing in the park.
In December 1964, Representatives of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party toured Northern cities seeking support for their campaign to block the seating of Mississippi’s pro-segregation Congressmen who had been elected Continue Reading →
This year marks the 241st anniversary of the Battle of Fort Washington, a key event during the Revolutionary War.
Untappedcities.com reports that St. Nicholas Avenue that extends north-south from 111th Street to 193rd Street, St. Nicholas Avenue is, of course, named after that Saint Nicholas, 4th century saint, Greek bishop of the Continue Reading →
A painting of Alexander Hamilton during the American Revolutionary War, at the Battle of Harlem Heights in New York on September 16, 1776.
By Charles Blatcher, III In 1977, efforts began to raise public awareness about the merits of what Black and other Minority Americans have contributed to the defense of our nation.
The origins of the Grave Robbing And The Doctors Riot civil disturbance began in early February of 1788 and broke out in mid April of that year. Actually the City’s doctors Continue Reading →
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