1876 Newspaper AdvertisementTouting Pelham Manor & Huguenot Heights Association Real Estate
Today's posting to the Historic Pelham Blog presents an image, and transcribes the text, of an advertisement published in a New York City newspaper in 1876 touting real estate in the new development in lower Westchester County being constructed by the Pelham Manor and Huguenot Heights Association. At the end of this posting is a listing of recent postings about the Association.
Here is an image of the advertisement, followed by a transcription of its text.
"BUYERS, RENTERS OR AGENTS PLEASE NOTICE.
AT PELHAM MANOR ON THE SOUND,
between two railroads (two depots on the premises), both for one commutation ($70 yearly); 40 trains; half hour to Grand Central; hour to Fulton slip; all desirable privileges; healthfulness assured; neighborhood first class; restrictions against nuisances; scenery attractive; fine drives, boating, fishing, &c. New (Boston suburb style) Houses, with every convenience, furnace, bath, gas, sidewalks, handsome shade trees, &c. to be sold or let on favorable terms. Price $4,000 to $10,000; or rent ten per cent thereon. Come and see this favored suburb. Views, excursions, &c. from STEPHENS BROTHERS, 187 Broadway."
Source: [Untitled Advertisement], NY Herald, Apr. 23, 1876, p. 18, col. 2.
What follows are examples of previous Blog postings that deal with the Pelham Manor and Huguenot Heights Association.
Wednesday, May 19, 2010: Obituary of Charles J. Stephens of the Pelham Manor & Huguenot Heights Association.
Tuesday, May 18, 2010: 1874 Newspaper Advertisement Touting Pelham Manor & Huguenot Heights Association Real Estate.
Monday, May 17, 2010: Jessup Family Members Tried in 1909 to Take Back Some of the Lands Conveyed to Form the Lands Developed by the Pelham Manor and Huguenot Heights Association.
Friday, May 14, 2010: 1885 Article on Alleged Failure to Develop Pelham Manor Said the Development "At Best Resembles the Collapse of a Wild Cat Land Scheme."
Wednesday, November 11, 2009: 1874 Evening Telegram Advertisement for Pelham Manor & Huguenot Heights Development.
Monday, March 2, 2009: 1884 Advertisement Placed by Charles J. Stephens of the Pelham Manor & Huguenot Heights Association Offering Home for Rent.
Tuesday, June 20, 2006: Mystery: A Lawsuit Filed Against the Dissolved Pelham Manor & Huguenot Heights Association in 1915.
Monday, June 12, 2006: Early Deed of Land to the Pelham Manor & Huguenot Heights Association.
Tuesday, April 18, 2006: Prospectus Issued by the Pelham Manor & Huguenot Heights Association in 1874.
Thursday, December 22, 2005: Area Planned for Development by The Pelham Manor & Huguenot Heights Association in 1873.
Monday, March 20, 2006: Charles J. Stephens and Henry C. Stephens of the Pelham Manor & Huguenot Heights Association.
Monday, March 27, 2006: 1057 Esplanade: One of the Original Homes Built by the Pelham Manor & Huguenot Heights Association.
Monday, May 8, 2006: Edmund Gybbon Spilsbury Who Served as Engineer for the Pelham Manor & Huguenot Heights Association.
Wednesday, May 10, 2006: Horace Crosby, the Civil Engineer Who Laid Out the Chestnut Grove Division for the Pelham Manor & Huguenot Heights Association in the 1870s.
Friday, May 26, 2006: The 27th Conference on New York State History Will Include Presentation of Paper on Pelham Manor & Huguenot Heights Association.
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