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 and Riverside Drive, Harlem, NY, 1776.
This year marks the 240th anniversary of the Battle of Fort Washington, a key event during the Revolutionary War just north of Harlem. Continue Reading →
Calling all history buffs! Did you know that the large rock outcrops along the shore of Central Park’s Harlem Meer at 110th Street served as military fortifications in the American Revolution and the War of 1812?
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In commemoration of the 237th anniversary of the Revolutionary War’s Battle of Fort Washington, members of the Brigade of the American Revolution will set up camp on Fort Tryon Park’s Cafe Lawn. Continue Reading →