The Claremont Inn, West Harlem, 1804

The Claremont Inn, around 1804 an incredibly beautiful structure stood along the Hudson River, just north of where Grant’s Tomb now stands from right after the Revolution until 1951. Continue Reading →

A Few Things To Think About Before You Head From Harlem To The Royal Wedding

Harlem already has a deep royal history, from Napoleon Bonaparte’s cousin Joseph Bonaparte to Prince William; and then, to Lord Viscount Courtenay, who lived at the Claremont Inn to Harlem’s wedding of the century of Nat King Cole and Maria Cole at Abyssinian Baptist Church. And of course, beloved Princess Di visiting the AIDS unit at Harlem Hospital. Continue Reading →

Tomb Of Little St. Clair Pollack “An Amiable Child” Harlem, NY, 1911

The photograph of the Amiable Child Monument is a monument located in New York City’s Riverside Park. It stands west of the southbound lanes of Riverside Drive north of 122nd Street, in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

The Amazing Story Of Michael Hogan, Founder Of Harlem’s Claremont Inn, 1807-1833

Michael Hogan, 1766-1833, was an Irish-born shipowner, East India captain, slave runner, privateer, convict ship captain, involved in the early settlement of Australia, American land speculator. Continue Reading →

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