Knowlton’s Rangers At The Battle Of Harlem Heights During The American Revolutionary War 1776

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. Continue Reading →


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New Photographs Taken After The Battle Of Harlem Heights In Harlem New York, 1897

The Battle of Harlem Heights was fought during the New York and New Jersey campaign of the American Revolutionary War. Continue Reading →


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The Battle Of Harlem Heights NY 1776

harlem_heightsThe 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 Heights and east into the future Harlem neighborhoods of northwestern Manhattan Island in New York Town on September 16, 1776. Continue Reading →


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Christopher Fagan And His Dog Spruce’s “Point Of Rocks,” 128th Street Harlem Home, 1895

Hatching Cat NYC reports that in 1895, 71-year-old Christopher Fagan was alone in the world. All his family and friends had died and he really had no place to call home. Continue Reading →


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The Strange Story Of George Washington’s Dentures In Harlem

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One of the biggest myths that’s persisted about George Washington over the years (other than that he chopped down a cherry tree and never told a lie) is that he had wooden teeth. Continue Reading →


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Alexander Hamilton At Battle Of Harlem Heights, NY 1757–1804

MNY90143 Alexander Hamilton (1757-1804) in the Uniform of the New York Artillery (oil on canvas) by Chappel, Alonzo (1828-87) oil on canvas © Museum of the City of New York, USA American, out of copyright

A painting of Alexander Hamilton during the American Revolutionary War, at the Battle of Harlem Heights in New York on September 16, 1776. Continue Reading →


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