Policeman Fogarty And The Crime-Stopping Harlem Goats, 1897

goatscpThe following story is dedicated in memory of the eight people who died in a building collapse in East Harlem, when a leak in a natural gas pipeline laid in 1887 exploded on March 10, 2014. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Goat Town / Goatville, New York, 1890

eltrain in harlemDuring the 1800s, the Upper West Side of Manhattan from about 59th Street to Harlem was known as Goat Town / Goatville (the photo above is from 1894). Continue Reading →

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