Knowlton’s Rangers was a reconnaissance and espionage detachment of the Continental Army established by George Washington during the Battle of Harlem Heights on 125th Street in Harlem.
The Battle of Harlem Heights was fought during the New York and New Jersey campaign of the American Revolutionary War.
Thomas W. Knowlton, November 22, 1740 – September 16, 1776, considered America’s first Intelligence professional and was killed in the Battle of Harlem Heights, during the Revolutionary War on 117th Street Continue Reading →
The Battle of Harlem Heights was fought during the New York and New Jersey campaign of the American Revolutionary War. The action took place in what is now the Morningside 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.
The Apthorp Farm and Apartment that lay on Manhattan’s Upper West Side straddled the old Bloomingdale Road, laid out in 1728, which was re-surveyed as The “Boulevard” – now Upper Continue Reading →