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 →

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 →

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 →

Hamilton Heights’ Alexander Hamilton’s ‘The Grange’ Was His Last Home Before the Duel

Like other well-to-do New Yorkers in the late 1700s, Alexander Hamilton and his family moved to Harlem Heights in Upper Manhattan, a rural area with cool breezes that also provided an escape from the yellow fever threat in Lower Manhattan, according to the National Park Service (NPS). Continue Reading →

Harlem Luxury At The Claremont Inn, NY 1804-1950’s (Photographs)

ClaremontInnRoege94811The outdoor photographs of the historic Claremont Inn on Riverside Drive at 121st Street in West Harlem, New York, 1804 until the early 1950’s, are well documented with images of the exterior decks and dinning areas. Continue Reading →