Historic Pelham

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Friday, February 06, 2015

Index, With Links, to Historic Pelham Blog Postings Since February 8, 2005 (Part I)



Index, With Links, to Historic Pelham

Blog Postings Since February 8, 2005 (Part I).


Wed., Aug. 26, 2015:  Stories About The Old Wolf Homestead in Pelhamville, Told by J. Gardiner Minard.


Tue., Aug. 25, 2015:  Joan Elizabeth Klink Secor, Known as Annie, Was a Notable Pelham Manor Resident and Town Historian.


Mon., Aug. 24, 2015:  In 1938, Pelham Opened the Pelham Adult Education School, One of the Most Successful Adult Education Schools in the Nation.


Fri., Aug. 21, 2015:  Pelham Has A Dedicated Bird Santuary Downtown.


Thu., Aug. 20, 2015:  Pre-Revolutionary War Pewter Plates Were Discovered in Pelham in 1938.


Wed. Aug. 19, 2015:  Dutch Records Regarding Thomas Pell's Settlement at Oostdorp, Known by the English as the Village of West Chester.


Tue., Aug. 18, 2015:  World War II Victory Gardens in Pelham.


Mon., Aug. 17, 2015:  Buyer's Remorse: After Thomas Pell Bought Pelham From Native Americans, He Wanted His Money Back!


Fri., Aug. 14, 2015:  The Massive Real Estate Boom of the Roaring Twenties in the Little Town of Pelham.


Thu., Aug. 13, 2015:  Lillian Johnson Gilliland's Memories of Thomas Edison and 19th Century Life in Pelham Manor.


Wed., Aug.12, 2015:  Significant Research on the First "Indian Deed" Reflecting the Dutch Purchase of Lands that Included Today's Pelham.


Tue., Aug. 11, 2015:  More on the Findings of the Coroner's Inquest That Followed the Pelhamville Train Wreck of 1885.


Mon., Aug. 10, 2015:  "Improvements" Made to the Hutchinson River in the 1870s and Early 1880s.


Fri., Aug. 07, 2015:  Original Efforts to Establish City Island Ferry Services During the 1760s.  


Thu., Aug. 06, 2015:  Pelham's Most Famous Lovers' Lanes: Beech Tree Lane Was the Favorite.


Wed., Aug. 05, 2015:  In 1931, Pelham Recalled "Pelham Institutions Dear to the Hearts of the Old Timers".


Tue., Aug. 04, 2015:  Ezra T. Gilliland, The Inventor of the Telephone Switchboard and Friend of Thomas Edison, Was a Pelham Manor Resident.


Mon., Aug. 03, 2015:  More on the City Island Sea Serpent, Pelham's Monster of the Deep.


Fri., Jul. 31, 2015:  Tillie's Rock, A Swimming Hole Paradise for the Boys and Men of Pelham.


Thu., Jul. 30, 2015:  Hopkins Garage Property Became Trestle Field Park on Pelhamdale Avenue in the Village of Pelham Manor.  


Wed., Jul. 29, 2015:  The Three Villages of Pelham Embraced the Notion of Consolidation in 1923 as a Defensive Measure.


Tue., Jul. 28, 2015:  John Bartow Who Lived in the Manor Home Built by John Pell in About 1672.


Mon., Jul. 27, 2015:  A Description of Churches in the Pelhams Published in 1913.


Fri., Jul. 24, 2015:  The Day the Brakes Failed on the Pelham Manor Trolley, Inspiration for the Toonerville Trolley.


Thu., Jul. 23, 2015:  The Home at 45 Maple in Chester Park Built to Serve as a Church.


Wed., Jul. 22, 2015:  More Pelham Trivia.


Tue., Jul. 21, 2015:  More on the Restriction of Shore Park to Pelham Manor Residents.


Mon., Jul. 20, 2015:  More on the Nightly Closings of Boulevard in the Village of Pelham.  


Fri., Jul. 17, 2015:  1918 Foreclosure Sale of 100 Lots On Bolton Avenue and Roosevelt Avenue in Pelham Manor.


Thu., Jul. 16, 2015:  More on the History of the Country Club at Pelham in the 19th Century.


Wed., Jul. 15, 2015:  The Henry Iden, Jr. Property on Wolfs Lane -- An Ice Skating Paradise.


Tue., Jul. 14, 2015:  Are These Eerie Coincidences Involving the Pelham Town Historian Worthy of "Ripley's Believe It Or Not"?

Mon., Jul. 13, 2015:  What is a "Pelhamite" and For How Long Have We Been Called That?

Fri., Jul. 10, 2015:  The Mansion Built by Stephen Decatur Horton and His Wife on Belden Point, City Island, Town of Pelham.

Thu., Jul. 09, 2015:  The Model Railroad Once Housed in the Abandoned Pelham Manor Station on the New Haven Branch Line.

Wed., Jul. 08, 2015:  The Sun Dial Lodge at 211 Secor Lane in Pelham Manor.

Tue., Jul. 07, 2015:  Frederick Hobbes Allen of Bolton Priory in Peham Manor.

Mon., Jul. 06, 2015:  Police Raided a Massive 300-Gallon Illegal Liquor Still on Corlies Avenue in 1932.

Fri., Jul. 03, 2015:  Two Relatively Unknown Private Schools in Pelham: The Pelham Manor School and The Pelham Manor Day School.

Thu., Jul. 02, 2015:  Small Town Girl Mona Freeman of Pelham Became Hollywood Movie Star.

Wed., Jul. 01, 2015:  Western Actor Harry Carey of Pelham, Born Henry DeWitt Carey, Recalls His Boyhood Days in Pelham.

Tue., Jun. 30, 2015:  Community Efforts to Save Happyland: Pelham's First Picture House.

Mon., Jun. 29, 2015:  The Recently-Saved Pelham Picture House Was Saved Once Before in 1928.

Fri., Jun. 26, 2015:  John Hunter of Hunter's Island in Pelham Campaigned for Andrew Jackson and Martin Van Buren in 1832.

Thu., Jun. 25, 2015:  The 1895 Oyster War Involving City Island Oystermen - Part II.

Wed., Jun. 24, 2015: The 1895 Oyster War Involving City Island Oystermen - Part I.

Tue., Jun. 23, 2015:  Nanette Bolton of the Priory School for Girls in Pelham Manor.

Mon., Jun. 22, 2015:  Recollections of Manor Circle and Pelham Manor in the Late 19th Century.

Fri., Jun. 19, 2015:  More Liquor Raids in Pelham During Prohibition in the 1920s.

Thu., Jun. 18, 2015:  More Early References to 19th Century and Early 20th Century Baseball in Pelham.

Wed., Jun. 17, 2015:  Prohibition Rum-Runners Delivering A Boatload of Booze Were Foiled in Pelham in 1925.

Tue., Jun. 16, 2015:  Rare Image of Peham Town Hall in North Pelham Before It Burned on October 23, 1908.

Mon., Jun. 15, 2015:  Local Historians Saved Pelham's Beloved Split Rock When the Thruway Was Built.

Fri., Jun. 12, 2015:  The Tumultuous Reign of Pelham Manor Fire Chief J. Louis Cunningham in the Early 1900s.

Thu., Jun. 11, 2015: Two Pelham Brothers Lost Their Only Sons in Eerily-Similar Early Aviation Incidents.

Wed., Jun. 10, 2015:  Where Was Anne Hutchinson Park? Even Pelham's Town Board Did Not Know at Tax Time!

Tue., Jun. 09, 2015:  Reminiscenses of Firemen Who Served From 1893 Until 1923 in North Pelham.

Mon., Jun. 08, 2015:  Was "Honest Jim Reilly" Really So Honest? Blacksmith and, Later, Politician in the Village of North Pelham Died in 1937.

Fri., Jun. 05, 2015:  Another Pelham Mystery: Why Was the Planned Site of the Pelham National Bank Building Moved?

Thu., Jun. 04, 2015:  William Oberhardt, a Noted American Artist, Portrait Painter, Illustrator and Sculptor Lived in Pelham.

Wed., Jun. 03, 2015:  The Bell in Firemen's Memorial Park at First Street and Wolfs Lane.

Tue., Jun. 02, 2015:  Important Early Images of the Pelham Fire Department.

Mon., Jun. 01, 2015:  Western Artist Remington Schuyler Lived, and Maintained a Studio, in Pelham.

Fri., May 29, 2015: Some 17th Century Records Relating to Pelham Founder, Thomas Pell.

Thu., May 28, 2015:  Sudden Death of Village of North Pelham Police Chief While on Duty in 1934.

Wed., May 27, 2015:  A Portion of the Pelham Reservoir Dam Was Destroyed in 1896 to Save the Filter Beds.

Tue., May 26, 2015 1921:  Report of Inspection of the Pelham Reservoir Water Supply System.

Mon., May 25, 2015:  The Rich Rituals of Pelham's Annual Memorial Day Remembrances Followed Since the Civil War.

Fri., May 22, 2015:  History of Pelham's Beloved "Nott Steamer" Known as "Jim Reilly's Boiler".

Thu., May 21, 2015:  Pelham Manor Romance: A Tale of Aaron Burr and His Love, Theodosia Bartow Prevost of the Manor of Pelham.

Wed., May 20, 2015:  Early History of the Pelhamwood Clock.

Tue., May 19, 2015:  Advertisements for Two Nineteenth Century Sales of Large Properties on Rodman's Neck in the Town of Pelham.

Mon., May 18, 2015:  Cannonball Fired in The Battle of Pelham Found on Plymouth Street in Pelham Manor.

Fri., May 15, 2015:  Pelham News in 1885:  Prisoners Escape and Appropriations for Road Repairs.

Thu., May 14, 2015:  When School Board Balked, Pelham Heights Resident Donated a School, Furnishings and Paid Teachers With His Own Money.

Wed., May 13, 2015:  Accounts of Village Police Departments of Pelham Manor and Pelham Published in 1925.

Tue., May 12, 2015:  The Old Stone House That Stood on Hunter's Island Near John Hunter's Mansion.

Mon., May 11, 2015 1798:  Surveyor's Map of the Town of Pelham And Copy of 1711 Map of Pelham Border with New Rochelle.

Fri., May 08, 2015:  More About William Jay Bolton of Pelham: Creator of First Figured Stained Glass Windows in America.

Thu., May 07, 2015:  19th Century Gang Violence in Pelham: Thugs Attacked Pelham Town Constables with Baseball Bats in 1886.

Wed., May 06, 2015:  Another Interesting History of City Island Published in 1901.

Tue., May 05, 2015:  More About the History of Goose Island, Once the Home of Mammy Goose.

Mon., May 04, 2015:  Pelham Manor's Efforts to End Use of the Pelham Reservoir for Drinking Purposes.

Fri., May 01, 2015:  After Secret Service Detective Was Nearly Beaten to Death There, the White Hotel of Pelhamville Was Closed, Moved, and Split Into Two Buildings That Still Stand in Pelham.

Thu., Apr. 30, 2015:  Obituaries of William B. Randall, a Notable Pelham Manor Resident, and Information About His Family and Home.

Wed., Apr. 29, 2015:  1702 Deed by John and Rachel Pell Conveying Land to John Hain Refers to Manor Courts of Pelham Manor.

Tue., Apr. 28, 2015:  A 1910 Real Estate Puff Piece About "The Pelhams" -- Description of the Attractions of the Three Villages of the Pelhams Published in 1910.

Mon., Apr. 27, 2015:  Obituary of British Officer Who Participated in the Battle of Pelham on October 18, 1776 as a Young Man.

Friday, April 24, 2015:  The North Pelham "Speakeasy Section" Created Quite a Stir During Prohibition.

Thu., Apr. 23, 2015:  Augustine James Frederick Prevost of The Shrubbery in Pelham Manor.

Wed., Apr. 22, 2015:  Pelham Manor's Grand Celebration of V-J Day During World War II.

Tue., Apr. 21, 2015:  The Early History of Pelham's Town Hall, Built in 1909.

Mon., Apr. 20, 2015:  The Beginnings of Today's Shore Park in Pelham Manor.

Fri., Apr. 17, 2015:  Lawsuit Over the Will of John Hunter of Hunter's Island.

Thu., Apr. 16, 2015:  The Pelham College Fund: Important During the Great Depression.

Wed., Apr. 15, 2015:  The Secor Estate in the Village of Pelham Manor.

Tue., Apr. 14, 2015:  Unusual Boundary Dispute With Mount Vernon Resolved by Special Election in 1939.

Mon., Apr. 13, 2015:  Obituary of John T. Brook, Jailed After Failure of the Pelham National Bank.

Fri., Apr. 10, 2015:  Air Attack in Pelham During World War II.

Thu., Apr. 09, 2015:  Famous 19th and Early 20th Century Actress Henrietta Foster Crosman Lived in Pelham Manor.

Wed., Apr. 08, 2015:  Peter Jay Munro Van Cortlandt and His Nineteenth Century Estate in Pelham.

Tue., Apr. 07, 2015:  Pelham Manor Police Chief Died in 1936 from Service-Related Gunshots.

Mon., Apr. 06, 2015:  Early Baseball Game Played by Pelham Team in 1866.

Fri., Apr. 03, 2015:  The Sad Tale of Katsuji Onishi of Pelham Manor, Detained After the Japanese Attack on Pearl Harbor.

Thu., Apr. 02, 2015:  The Original Village of Pelham Bought Today's Village Hall in 1939.

Wed., Apr. 01, 2015:  Pelham Settled the Unpaid Tax Bills of the Defunct New York, Westchester & Boston Railway Company in 1943.

Tue., Mar. 31, 2015:  Another Silent Film Recorded in Part in Pelham In 1912.

Mon., Mar. 30, 2015:  Pelham Native, Samuel Bowne, and His Brother Revolutionized Ferry Service Between Brooklyn and Manhattan Beginning in 1809.

Fri., Mar. 27, 2015:  Compensation Paid by the Railroad After the 1885 Pelhamville Train Wreck.

Thu., Mar. 26, 2015:  Fire Destroyed the Old Pelham Manor Post Office in 1945.

Wed., Mar. 25, 2015:  Pelham Mourned the Death of FDR as His Body Passed Through the Town by Train on April 15, 1945.

Tue., Mar. 24, 2015:  An Early Description of Efforts to Open Chester Park Published in 1891.

Mon., Mar. 23, 2015:  Pelham Residents Ravaged by the Great Depression: Record Sale of Tax Liens Advertised in 1932.

Fri., Mar. 20, 2015:  Fire in 1932 Devastated the Bolton Priory in Pelham Manor.

Thu., Mar. 19, 2015:  Article About Hunter's Island Published in 1903.

Wed., Mar. 18, 2015:  Account of Women's Cricket Match Played by Pelham Manor Women in 1898.

Tue., Mar. 17, 2015:  Recollections of the "Bitter Fight" To Incorporate the Village of North Pelham Published Fifty Years Later.

Mon., Mar. 16, 2015:  Newspaper References and Advertisements Regarding Development of Pelhamwood.

Fri., Mar. 13, 2015:  An Important History of the City Island Bridge Built in 1868 and the Way Brothers' Ferry That Preceded It.

Thu., Mar. 12, 2015:  Pelham Democrats Purportedly Stole the Supervisor Election in 1886 by Importing Paupers from Hart Island to Vote.

Wed., Mar. 11, 2015:  Research Regarding the History of the Pelham Reservoir in Today's Willsons Woods Park.

Tue., Mar. 10, 2015:  Pelham Reacted to Rumors of the Establishment of a Cholera Hospital on Hunter's Island in 1892.

Mon., Mar. 09, 2015:  The Feud Between Mainlanders And City Islanders in the Town of Pelham Turned Ugly in 1859.

Fri., Mar. 06, 2015:  Pelham Was on the "Ideal Route" for Bicyclists in the Late Nineteenth Century.

Thu., Mar. 05, 2015:  Pelham Manor Was Nearly the Site of a Massive Motordrome Stadium Proposed During the Great Depression.
Wed., Mar. 4, 2015:  More About Rev. Nathaniel Brewster, the Stepson of Pelham Founder Thomas Pell.

Tue., Mar. 3, 2015:  More About Martin J. Condon and the Mansion He Built in the Village of Pelham Manor.

Mon., Mar. 2, 2015:  The Telegraph in Pelham:  Pre-Telephone Communications with the Outside World.

Fri., Feb. 27, 2015:  Brief History of the 19th Century "Country Club at Pelham" Published in 1889.

Thu., Feb. 26, 2015:  The Use of Pelham's Town Hall on Shore Road as a Public Schoolhouse During the 1880s.

Wed., Feb. 25, 2015:  Where Were the Stone Walls Used by American Troops During the Battle of Pelham on October 18, 1776?

Tue., Feb. 24, 2015:  Location of Lot in Fairfield Purchased by Thomas Pell With Purchase Recorded in 1653.

Mon., Feb. 23, 2015:  Evolution of the Various Villages and the Town of Pelham:  A Summary.

Fri., Feb. 20, 2015:  Village of North Pelham Fought Plans for Construction of the New York, Westchester & Boston Railway in 1909.

Thu., Feb. 19, 2015:  Another Account of Gold and Silver Treasure Found in a Pelham Manor Backyard in 1889.

Wed.., Feb. 18, 2015:  Young American Hero James Swinnerton, Badly Wounded in the Battle of Pelham.

Tue., Feb. 17, 2015:  More on the Early History of Organized Firefighting in the Settlement of Pelhamville.

Mon., Feb. 16, 2015:  The Great Furniture Fight of 1896: Company of Pelhamville Firemen Resigned En Masse.

Fri., Feb. 13, 2015:  A Magical Valentine's Day in Pelham Manor in 1895.

Thu., Feb. 12, 2015:  Rare 19th Century Image of Pelhamville Firemen Who Served in Relief Hook and Ladder Company No. 1.

Wed., Feb. 11, 2015:  Coroner's Inquest Jury Found Railroad "Criminally Negligent" in the Pelhamville Train Wreck of 1885.

Tue., Feb. 10, 2015:  Obituaries of Jacob Heisser, a Pelhamville Pioneer and First Village President of the Village of North Pelham.

Mon., Feb. 9, 2015:  Town Board Considered Renovation of "Stink Field" to Create Parkway Field (Today's Glover Field) in 1952.

Fri., Feb. 6, 2015:  Happy Tenth Anniversary to the Historic Pelham Blog -- Ten Years Old This Sunday, February 8.

Thu., Feb. 5, 2015:  "The Dogwoods," Known as the Old Black Mansion on Esplanade, Was Razed for Property Development in 1931.

Wed., Feb. 4, 2015:  Obituaries of Horace Dutton Taft, Founder of the Taft School for Boys in Pelham Manor.

Tue., Feb. 3, 2015:  1907 Commencement Exercises at Mrs. Hazen's School for Girls in Pelham Manor.

Mon., Feb. 2, 2015:  The Three Houses of Mrs. Hazen's School for Girls in the Late 19th Century.

Fri., Jan. 30, 2015:  Stained Glass Window Honoring Philip Pell of the Manor of Pelham in St. Paul's Chapel of Columbia University.

Thu., Jan. 29, 2015:  R. Clifford Black of Black, Starr & Frost Bought the Martin J. Condon Mansion in 1913.

Wed., Jan. 28, 2015:  Pelham Manor Resident Pushed for Removal of the Causeway from Shore Road to Hunter's Island in 1902.

Tue., Jan. 27, 2015:  Pelham Square Playground Built Behind Hutchinson Elementary School in 1932 After Seven Years of Effort.

Mon., Jan. 26, 2015:  Hidden Treasure that Once Belonged to the Father of John Hunter of Hunter's Island in Pelham Found in a Discarded Chest in the 19th Century.

Fri., Jan. 23, 2015:  The Bay View Hotel on City Island, a Pelham Landmark for Many Years.

Thu., Jan. 22, 2015:  Lawsuit in 1884 Cleared the Way for Construction of Horse Railroad from Bartow Station to Lower Part of City Island in Pelham.

Wed., Jan. 21, 2015:  The Tunnel Beneath the Branch Line Train Tracks Adjacent to Manor Circle.

Tue., Jan. 20, 2015:  The Precise Location of the Congregational Church as Shown on a Map Published in 1908.

Mon., Jan. 19, 2015:  More on the Early History of the Mason Lodge of Pelham:  Winyah Lodge No. 866 F. & A. M.

Fri., Jan. 16, 2015:  Possible Service of Pelham Founder, Thomas Pell, with English Forces in the Siege and Capture of Bois-le-Duc in the Netherlands in 1629.

Thu., Jan. 15, 2015:  The Man For Whom The Town of Pelham Is Named.

Wed., Jan. 14, 2015:  1874 Handbill Advertising Homes, Lots, and Securities for Sale by the Pelham Manor And Huguenot Heights Association.

Tue., Jan. 13, 2015:  "Stone Croft" on the Esplanade, Once the Home of Henry B. B. Stapler.

Mon., Jan. 12, 2015:  Isaac C. Hill, Involved with Pelham Education for Forty-Five Years, Retired in 1922.

Fri., Jan. 9, 2015:  The Closing of Split Rock Road in December, 1937.

Thu., Jan. 8, 2015:  The Miraculous Night in 1904 When No One Died.

Wed., Jan. 7, 2015:  Westchester County Brewing Company Operated in Pelham Before Prohibition.

Tue., Jan. 6,, 2015:  Extension of the Toonerville Trolley Line in Pelham Manor in 1910.

Mon., Jan. 5, 2015:  The Village of North Pelham Celebrated the Golden Jubilee of its Incorporation During Festivities in 1946.

Fri., Jan. 2, 2015:  John H. Starin Fails to Secure a Steamboat Landing Site in Pelham for the Glen Island Amusement Park.

Thu., Jan. 1, 2015:  Happy New Year Wishes to Pelham for 1935 at the Height of the Great Depression.

Wed., Dec. 31, 2014:  Town of Pelham Seeks Grant of Underwater Land to Build Town Dock in 1871.

Tue., Dec. 30, 2014:  Article from April 23, 1910 Issue of The Pellham Sun.

Mon., Dec. 29, 2014:  Abstracts of Audited 1884 Town Accounts for Pelham, New York Published in 1885.

Fri., Dec. 26, 2014:  Van Cott's Grove: Once a Famed Picnic Destination in 19th Century Pelham.

Thu., Dec. 25, 2014:  Christmas in Pelham in 1926.

Wed., Dec. 24, 2014:  Description of a "Pleasant Country Walk" in Pelham in 1878.

Tue., Dec. 23, 2014:  The Original Summer Clubhouse of the New York Athletic Club in 1889, Shortly After it Was Built.

Mon., Dec. 22, 2014:  Rare 1889 Photograph of Baseball Players Playing on Pelham Field.

Fri., Dec. 19, 2014:  More 19th Century Pelham Baseball References.

Thu., Dec. 18, 2014:  Huguenot Memorial Presbyterian Church Celebrated its 25th Anniversary in 1901.

Wed., Dec. 17, 2014:  Installation of the First Memorial Tablet on Glover's Rock on October 18, 1901.

Tue., Dec. 16, 2014:   "Fifty Years Behind the Times" - City Island After its Annexation by New York City.

Mon., Dec. 15, 2014: Brief History of City Island Including the Legend of the Macedonia Hotel with Photographs Published in 1906.

Fri., Dec. 12, 2014:  Parade and Housewarming Hosted by Pelhamville Fire Department in 1894.

Thu., Dec. 11, 2014:  Pelhamville's First Attempt to Create a Fire Department in 1893 Failed Due to a Legal Technicality.

Wed., Dec. 10, 2014:  Did Pelham Founder Thomas Pell Have a Residence in Pelham?

Tue., Dec. 9, 2014:  The Miniature Golf Craze Hits Pelham in 1930 as Two "Tom Thumb" Golf Courses Open.

Mon., Dec. 8, 2014:  Plans in 1879 to Sell the Tiny Prospect Hill Schoolhouse in Pelham and Use the Proceeds for a New Schoolhouse.

Fri., Dec. 5, 2014:  John Pell and John Richbell Selected in 1671 to Assess Best Roadway to New England -- The Beginnings of Old Boston Post Road.

Thu., Dec. 4, 2014:  Park Department Commissioners Condemned -- But Didn't Close -- the "Dilapidated" City Island Bridge in 1894.

Wed., Dec. 3, 2014:  Pelham Proposed To Build A Town Hall and Post Office in 1857.

Tue., Dec. 2, 2014:  Amusing Account of 1884 Hearing at City Island on Destruction of Oyster Beds.

Mon., Dec. 1, 2014:  Jury Finds City Island Oystermen Guilty of Stealing Oysters from Planted Bed in 1878.

Fri., Nov. 28, 2014:  Formation of the Pilots' and Wreckers' Association in 1887.

Thu., Nov. 27, 2014:  By 1941, Most Pelhamites Celebrated "Franksgiving" Rather than "Republican Thanksgiving."

Wed., Nov. 26, 2014:  More Early References to Baseball Played in Pelham.

Tue., Nov. 25, 2014:  Too Smart for Late 19th Century Scammers:  Mrs. Hazen's School for Girls.

Mon., Nov. 24, 2014:  Tablet Honoring Anne Hutchinson Placed on Split Rock on May 3, 1911.

Fri., Nov. 21, 2014:  Another Advertisement for Fair Held in 1842 to Fund Construction of Christ Church.

Thu., Nov. 20, 2014:  Pelham Responds to the Financial Panic of 1857; Steps to Alleviate Plight of the Poor of the Town.

Wed., Nov. 19, 2014:  Rare Early Image of the Congregational Church of North Pelham in the Early 20th Century.

Tue., Nov. 18, 2014:  More Bootleggers and Speakeasies Raided in Pelham in 1929 During Prohibition.

Mon., Nov. 17, 2014:  Pelham Manor Captain of Passenger Cruise Ship Went Down with His Ship in 1929, But Survived!

Fri., Nov. 14, 2014:  1888 Notice of Sale of Bonds to Fund Construction of Second Hutchinson School in Pelhamville.

Thu., Nov. 13, 2014:  Baseball Crowds in Pelham Got Out Of Hand in 1896.

Wed., Nov. 12, 2014:  September 1821 Report from Pelham School Commissioners to the Superintendent of Common Schools of the State of New York.

Tue., Nov. 11, 2014:  Efforts by Herman Le Roy, Jr. of Pelham to Build an Oyster Pond in the 1830s.

Mon., Nov. 10, 2014:  Obituaries And Notice of Art Auction Published Upon the Death of John Hunter of Hunter's Island in 1852.

Fri., Nov. 7, 2014:  Huguenot Memorial Presbyterian Church Migrated to a "Free Pew" Seating System in 1919.

Thu., Nov. 6, 2014:  Historic Pelham Trivia Test:  One of the World's Most Difficult Exams!

Wed., Nov. 5, 2014:  A Brief Biography of John Pell of the Manor of Pelham.

Tue., Nov. 4, 2014:  Rev. Nathaniel Brewster, Stepson of Thomas Pell.

Mon., Nov. 3, 2014:  More on the 17th Century Location of the Manor Home of John Pell of the Manor of Pelham.

Fri., Oct. 31, 2014:  Ghosts in Pelham!  Yet Another of Many Accounts of the Haunted Cedar Knoll.

Thu., Oct. 30, 2014:  Did Thomas Pell Act on Pangs of Remorse After Witchcraft Persecution Involving His Family?

Wed., Oct. 29, 2014:  Sea Serpent of City Island: Sea Serpent Sighted in 1877 Returned on Many Occasions.

Tue., Oct. 28, 2014:  Genealogical and Biographical Information Regarding George Washington Horton and His Family, Early Settlers of City Island in the Town of Pelham.

Mon., Oct. 27, 2014:  Pelhamville Votes to Incorporate as the Village of North Pelham in 1896.

Fri., Oct. 24, 2014:  October 21, 1776 Report to the New-York Convention Regarding the Battle of Pelham.

Thu., Oct. 23, 2014:  A Mystery: The Club House Built by the Pelham Shore Improvement Company.

Wed., Oct. 22, 2014:  Genealogical Information Regarding Benjamin Palmer, an 18th Century Owner of City Island in the Town of Pelham.

Tue., Oct. 21, 2014:  November 1, 1776 Letter Describing the Battle of Pelham and Events Before and After the Battle.

Mon., Oct. 20, 2014:  American Diary Account of Events Before, During, and After the Battle of Pelham on October 18, 1776.

Fri., Oct. 17, 2014:  First-Hand Diary Account of Battle of Pelham on October 18, 1776.

Thu., Oct. 16, 2014:  Genealogical Information Regarding Samuel Rodman of Rodman's Neck in the Town of Pelham.

Wed., Oct. 15, 2014:  Benjamin Palmer's 1789 Petition to President George Washington Seeking Redress for Damages Sustained During the American Revolution.

Tue., Oct. 14, 2014:  "There Is Endless Bitterness of Heart" -- Pelham Manor Women Pull a Fast One in 1882.

Mon., Oct. 13, 2014:  Pelham and the Native American Story of Laaphawachking. Is It True?

Fri., Oct. 10, 2014:  Brief Biography of John M. Shinn, Supervisor of the Town of Pelham, Published in 1903.

Thu., Oct. 9, 2014:  Cost to Build the Third Pelham Bridge in 1869 and 1870.

Wed., Oct. 8, 2014:  Only Known Motion Picture Footage of 1924 World Series Championship Game Found!

Tue., Oct. 7, 2014:  Legislative History of the 1775 Statute Authorizing Construction of City Island Bridge.

Mon., Oct. 6, 2014:  Executive Council of Province of New York Urges Settlement of John Pell's Boundary Dispute with John Richbell on January 18, 1671/72.

Fri., Oct. 3, 2014:  1775 Statute Authorizing Construction of City Island Bridge.

Thu., Oct. 2, 2014:  Brief History of Grace Church on City Island in the Town of Pelham Published in 1886.

Wed., Oct. 1, 2014:  Bridge Keepers of the Pelham Bridge from 1870 to 1872.

Tue., Sep. 30, 2014:  Pelham Resident Recorded His Impressions of Meeting Aaron Burr.

Mon., Sep. 29, 2014:  The Heights Tells North Pelham:  So What if We Pulled a Fast One and Renamed the Train Station?  Get Over It!

Fri., Sep. 26, 2014:  1909 Advertisements Show How the New Development of Pelhamwood Was Marketed to New Yorkers.

Thu., Sep. 25, 2014:  The Manor Club's Celebration of its Golden Anniversary in 1932.

Wed., Sep. 24, 2014:  Where Was the Bolton Family Cottage Where Stained Glass Windows Were Created?

Tue., Sep. 23, 2014:  Why is Half the Road Named "Wolfs Lane" While the Other Half is Named "Fifth Avenue"?

Mon., Sep. 22, 2014:  New York City Sport Fishermen Travel the Horse Railroad in 1886 to Fish in Pelham.

Fri., Sep. 19, 2014:  Abel Deveau, An American Skirmisher on Rodman's Neck as British and Germans Landed Before the Battle of Pelham.

Thu., Sep. 18, 2014:  A History of the Hutchinson School and its Predecessors in Today's Village of Pelham Published in 1926.

Wed., Sep. 17, 2014:  References to the Battle of Pelham in 18th Century Diary of Ezra Stiles, President of Yale College.

Tue., Sep. 16, 2014:  More Images of the Pelham Manor Residence of Martin J. Condon of the American Snuff Company.

Mon., Sep. 15, 2014:  1884 Gunfight in Pelham Manor Pits Local Residents Against Pelham Manor Depot Burglars.

Fri., Sep. 12, 2014:  Reference to an 1884 Baseball Game Between the Country Club of Pelham and Calumet.

Thu., Sep. 11, 2014:  Cattle Were Frightened; Animals Careened Round the Fields - The First Run of the New Haven Line Through Pelham in 1848.

Wed., Sep. 10, 2014:  An Account of the Pelham Manor Police Department in 1906.

Tue., Sep. 9, 2014:  The October 17, 1927 Unveiling of the Historic Marker at Pelhamdale, the Historic Home at 45 Iden Avenue.

Mon., Sep. 8, 2014:  In 1888, The "Ghost of City Island" Upset the Town of Pelham.

Fri., Sep. 5, 2014:  Post Card Image of Bartow and City Island Stage Coach With Driver.

Thu., Sep. 4, 2014:  The Closing of the Pelham Priory School for Girls in 1882 and the Departure of Head Mistress Nanette Bolton for Europe.

Wed., Sep. 3, 2014:  The Merry Ten Social Club of City Island in the Town of Pelham During the 19th Century.

Tue., Sep. 2, 2014:  More Research on the First "Indian Deed" Reflecting the Dutch Purchase of Lands that Included Today's Pelham.

Mon., Sep. 1, 2014:  Solar Salt Manufacturing Plant Built on City Island in the Town of Pelham in the 1830s.

Fri., Aug. 29, 2014:  Announcement of Two-Day Fair in Pelham in 1842 to Raise Money to Build Christ Church.

Thu., Aug. 28, 2014:  Gouverneur Morris Jr. Lived His Later Years, and Died, in Bartow-on-the-Sound in the Town of Pelham.

Wed., Aug. 27, 2014:  More About Reid's Mill Built in 1739 on Eastchester Creek Adjacent to Pelham.

Tue., Aug. 26, 2014:  Westchester County Board of Supervisors Decided To Extend the Hutchinson River Parkway Through Pelham in 1923.

Mon., Aug. 25, 2014:  Earthquake! Is Pelham on Shaky Ground?

Fri., Aug. 22, 2014:  Brief History of Huguenot Memorial Presbyterian Church in Pelham Manor Published in 1963.

Thu., Aug. 21, 2014:  Biographical Sketches of Two Members of the 1887-88 Westchester County Board of Supervisors With Pelham Connections.

Wed., Aug. 20, 2014:  The Town of Pelham Erected Historic Sign Posts in 1925.

Tue., Aug. 19, 2014:  Why Is Boulevard in the Village of Pelham Closed Each Night?

Mon., Aug. 18, 2014:  Plane Crash in Pelham in 1931.

Fri., Aug. 15, 2014:  The Old Horse Fountain on Boston Post Road at the Esplanade.

Thu., Aug. 14, 2014:  More About Famed Illustrator and Artist Edward Penfield of Pelham Manor.

Wed., Aug. 13, 2014:  The Nineteenth Century Stage Coach Presented to Local Boy Scouts by Famed Illustrator Edward Penfield During the 1920s.

Tue., Aug. 12, 2014:  The Laying of the Foundation Stone at Prospect Hill School on Sunday, June 9, 1929.

Mon., Aug. 11, 2014:  Excerpts of January 8, 1889 Remarks Dedicating a New School Building in Pelhamville.

Fri., Aug. 8, 2014:  1894 Pelham School Budget Vote:  Stage Coach Authorized To Transport Pelham Students in Days Before Autos and Buses.

Thu., Aug. 7, 2014:  Oysterman Joshua Leviness of City Island Accused of Stealing Oysters Near High Island in 1883.

Wed., Aug. 6, 2014:  Important Report of the Opening of the Branch Line Through the Manor of Pelham in November 1873.

Tue., Aug. 5, 2014:  Obituaries of Cortlandt W. Starr of Pelham Manor, a Principal of Jewelry House Black Starr & Frost.

Mon., Aug. 4, 2014:  A History of Newspapers Published in Pelham.

Fri., Aug. 1, 2014:  Obituary and Photograph of R. Clifford Black, a Prominent Pelham Manor Resident in the Early 20th Century.

Thu., Jul. 31, 2014:  Fascinating Account of Baseball Game Played at Pelham Bridge in 1878.

Wed., Jul. 30, 2014:  Yet Another Attempt in 1894 to Resurrect the Glory Days of Coaching to Pelham.

Tue., Jul. 29, 2014:  Wonderful Description of Coaching to Pelham on the Tally-Ho's First Trip of the Season on May 1, 1882.

Mon., Jul. 28, 2014:  Additional 19th Century References to Baseball Being Played in Pelham.

Fri., Jul. 25, 2014:  Stage Coach Accident in Pelham in Early 1883.

Thu., Jul. 24, 2014:  Dedication of the New Fire Headquarters in the Village of Pelham on December 29, 1927.

Wed., Jul. 23, 2014:  The Mystery of the Missing Bridegroom:  Pelhamville Rocked by Mystery in 1893.

Tue., Jul. 22, 2014:  Stories of City Island Bridge Published in 1892.

Mon., Jul. 21, 2014:  Image of the Second Pelham Bridge Built in 1834 From a Sketch Created in 1865.

Fri., Jul. 18, 2014:  Brief Account of the 1890 Fire that Destroyed Loftus Brotherton's Grocery Store.

Thu., Jul. 17, 2014:  Sabotage Brought Down the 70-Ton Draw Span of Pelham Bridge in 1908 and Delayed its Opening.

Wed., Jul. 16, 2014:  Final Auction of Remaining Lands of the Pelhamville Land and Homestead Association in 1898.

Tue., Jul. 15, 2014:  Three Important 19th Century Structures That Stood in Pelham.

Mon., Jul. 14, 2014:  References to John Pell in the Papers of Edmond Andros, Governor of the Province of New York, 1674-1676.

Fri., Jul. 11, 2014:  Bottlers Who Operated in the Pelhams in the Late 19th and Early 20th Centuries.

Thu., Jul. 10, 2014:  Illegal Prize Fight in Pelham in 1902.

Wed., Jul. 9, 2014:  Record of the Celebration of the Silver Anniversary of the Mason Lodge of Pelham:  Winyah Lodge No. 866 F. & A. M.

Tue., Jul. 8, 2014:  Account of Devastating Fire at One Fifth Avenue in 1902.

Mon., Jul. 7, 2014:  More About Pelham Residents Who Served Their Nation During the U.S. Civil War.

Fri., Jul. 4, 2014:  A History of Grand "Small-Town" Fourth of July Celebrations in Pelham.

Thu., Jul. 3, 2014:  Descriptions and a Brief History of the Village of Pelham Manor Published in 1913.

Wed., Jul. 2, 2014:  Election Shenanigans Involving Fire Commissioner Election in 1898.

Tue., Jul. 1, 2014:  Why Do We Call It the Village of Pelham Instead of Pelhamville?  Because We Were Duped!

Mon., Jun. 30, 2014:  A British Lieutenant in the Twelfth Foot Who Fought at the Battle of Pelham on October 18, 1776.

Fri., Jun. 27, 2014:  Newly-Published Account Concludes Colonel William Shepard Was Wounded During the Battle of Pelham on October 18, 1776.

Thu., Jun. 26, 2014:  A History of the Early Years of The Pelham Sun, A Pelham Newspaper Institution.

Wed., Jun. 25, 2014:  Image of Sir Thomas Musgrave, a British Officer Wounded During the Battle of Pelham on October 18, 1776.

Tue., Jun. 24, 2014:  Story of Pelhamdale, the Old Stone House by the Bridge, Once Owned by David J. Pell.

Mon., Jun. 23, 2014:  Excerpt of Memoir of American Officer Who, Though Wounded, Tore up the Planks of the Causeway During the Battle of Westchester and Joined His Comrades for the Battle of White Plains in October, 1776.

Fri., Jun. 20, 2014:  Brief Letter Dated June 13, 1776 from Samuel Tredwell Pell of Pelham Manor and Others to General George Washington.

Thu., Jun. 19, 2014:  Account of the Revolutionary War Battle of Westchester Creek, Leading Up to the Battle of Pelham on October 18, 1776.

Wed., Jun. 18, 2014:  Was it Mary Pell of Pelham Who Scandalized the Town of Eastchester in 1696?

Tue., Jun. 17, 2014:  1875 Real Estate Sales Brochure for New Suburb of Pelham Manor Being Marketed by the Pelham Manor & Huguenot Heights Association.

Mon., Jun. 16, 2014:  1892 Images of Travers Island NYAC with an Important Description of the Clubhouse and Facilities.

Fri., Jun. 13, 2014:  1887 Letter to Editor Details Tax Burdens Pelham Bore Due to the Creation of Pelham Bay Park.

Thu., Jun. 12, 2014:  Eyewitness Account of Prisoner of War Concentration Camp That Once Stood in Pelham.

Wed., Jun. 11, 2014:  Buried Treasure Off the Shores of Pelham:  The Legend of Pirate's Treasure.

Tue., Jun. 10, 2014:  Construction of the Concrete Arch Pelham Bridge.

Mon., Jun. 9, 2014:  News Report Published in 1888 Indicates Opening of Sparks Avenue Prompted a Mini-Real Estate Boom.

Fri, Jun. 6, 2014:  More on an Infamous Crime:  The Masked Bandit Robbery of the Kemble House on Shore Road in 1873.

Thu., Jun. 5, 2014:  Pelham Fights City Hall:  Pelham Fights Creation of Pelham Bay Park During the 1880s.

Wed., Jun. 4, 2014:  An Account of the Battle of Pelham on October 18, 1776 Presented and Published in 1894.

Tue., Jun. 3, 2014:  1885 Report to State Legislature Detailed Oyster Industry Off Shores of Pelham.

Mon., Jun. 2, 2014:  Henry DeWitt Carey Of City Island in the Town of Pelham.

Fri., May 30, 2014:  1873 County Board of Supervisors Resolutions Authorizing Construction of Bridge Over the Hutchinson River on Boston Post Road.

Thu., May 29, 2014:  1910 Article Describes Mansions that Still Stood in What Once Was Pelham Overlooking Long Island Sound.

Wed., May 28, 2014:  Description of City Island in the Town of Pelham Published in 1868.

Tue., May 27, 2014:  Pelham Town Supervisor Benjamin Hegeman Who Served from 1862 Until 1873.

Mon., May 26, 2014:  James D. Fish and the Mansion He Built that Once Stood on the Most Easterly of the Twin Islands in Pelham.

Fri., May 23, 2014:  How Dry I Am -- Early Prohibition Efforts Succeed in Pelham in 1896.

Thu., May 22, 2014:  The Earliest Days of Radio in the Town of Pelham.

Wed., May 21, 2014:  The Story of Split Rock Road, Named After Split Rock, a Massive Glacial Boulder.

Tue., May 20, 2014:  Pelham Goes To War: Pelham's Reaction to the Attack on Pearl Harbor, "A Date Which Will Live In Infamy."

Mon., May 19, 2014:  Biography of British Officer Who Fought in the Battle of Pelham on October 18, 1776.

Fri., May 16, 2014:  The Diving Platform on Travers Island for Members of the New York Athletic Club.

Thu., May 15, 2014:  Edgewood, a Grand 19th Century Estate Owned by Frederick Prime Overlooking Long Island Sound.

Wed., May 14, 2014:  Noted American Novelist Margaret Deland Attended Bolton Priory School in Pelham Manor.

Tue., May 13, 2014:  Elbert Roosevelt, An Early Settler of the Manor of Pelham, and Other Members of His Family.

Mon., May 12, 2014:  The March 6, 1812 New York Statute Authorizing Construction of the Pelham Bridge.

Fri., May 9, 2014:  The Origins of the Pelham Manor Association, an Important Local Civic Organization Founded in 1926.

Thu., May 8, 2014:  Thanksgiving Day Football Game in 1895 Between Pelham Manor and Mount Vernon Team.

Wed., May 7, 2014:  How 4th Street in Today's Village of Pelham Became Lincoln Avenue.

Tue., May 6, 2014:  More on the History of the Congregational Church of North Pelham.

Mon., May 5, 2014:  Reminiscences of Pelham Manor in 1910, Published in 1931.

Fri., May 2, 2014:  Early History of the Church of the Redeemer in the Village of North Pelham.


Thu., May 1, 2014:  The Location of the Pelhamville Depot That Preceded the Pelham Train Station Built in 1895-1896.


Wed., Apr. 30, 2014:  Gun Battle on Witherbee Avenue in 1904 Results in Wounded Pelham Manor Police Officer.


Tue., Apr. 29, 2014:  More on Golf in Pelham During the 19th Century.


Mon., Apr. 28, 2014:  More on The Estate Known as "West Neck" that Once Belonged to Philip B. Schuyler.


Fri., Apr. 25, 2014:  Freight Train Wreck at Pelham Manor Station in 1896.


Thu., Apr. 24, 2014:  Information About the History of Fire Departments in the Town of Pelham Published in 1927.


Wed., Apr. 23, 2014:  Philip B. Schuyler and the Burning of the Schuyler Homestead in What Once was Part of Pelham in 1895.


Tue., Apr. 22, 2014:  Another Story of the "Great White Hurricane" that Struck Pelham and Surrounding Regions in 1888.


Mon., Apr. 21, 2014:  Early History of the First Years of the Pelham Manor Police Department.


Fri., Apr. 18, 2014:  The Union Sabbath School of Pelhamville.


Thu., Apr. 17, 2014:  More on the Lutheran Congregation that Met in the Pelham Picture House During the 1920s.


Wed., Apr. 16, 2014:  Pelham's Train Station on the New Haven Line Was NOT Built in 1893 as Claimed.


Tue., Apr. 15, 2014:  Notes on the Early History of Pelhamville by Jacob Heisser Published in 1927 After Heisser's Death.


Mon., Apr. 14, 2014:  Early History of Pelham Heights Published in 1895.


Fri., Apr. 11, 2014:  Pelhamville's Name Was Nearly Changed To "Huguenot" -- Efforts in 1870 to Develop and Market Today's Village of Pelham.


Thu., Apr. 10, 2014:  The Pelhamville Improvement Association.


Wed., Apr. 9, 2014:  Brief History of St. Catharine's Parish Published in 1927.


Tue., Apr. 8, 2014:  More 19th Century References to Baseball in the Town of Pelham.


Mon., Apr. 7, 2014:  History of A Few of the Earliest Public Schools in the Town of Pelham.


Fri., Apr. 4, 2014:  Death During Evening Service: The Shocking Death of Rev. Joshua Morsell of Grace Episcopal Church in the Town of Pelham.


Thu., Apr. 3, 2014:  The Prohibition Era in Pelham: Another Speakeasy Raided.


Wed., Apr. 2, 2014:  17th Century Record Identifies One of the Native Americans Who Signed Pell's 1654 Deed as a Wiechquaeskeck, NOT a Siwanoy.


Tue., Apr. 1, 2014:  Significant Discovery:  In 1680 and Before, John Pell Sought to Colonize Pelham With Settlers.


Mon., Mar. 31, 2014:  Inventory of the Estate of Pelham Founder Thomas Pell Taken Shortly After He Died in Late September, 1669.


Fri., Mar. 28, 2014:  Earliest Evidence Yet!  Baseball Was Played in Pelham Only Months After the Civil War Ended.


Thu., Mar. 27, 2014:  The "Industrial School at Pelham" Hosted by Christ Church in 1884.


Wed., Mar. 26, 2014:  Postscript To the Pelhamville Train Wreck of 1885 - Settlement of the Widow's Lawsuit Against the Railroad.


Tue., Mar. 25, 2014:  More 17th Century References to Native Americans in the Manor of Pelham.


Mon., Mar. 24, 2014:  The Earliest Telephone in Pelham? When and Where Was it Installed?


Fri., Mar. 21, 2014:  Examples of Very Early Merchant Advertisements in the Town of Pelham.


Thu., Mar. 20, 2014:  19th Century Baseball in Pelham - Newly-Discovered References.


Wed., Mar. 19, 2014:  Another Confirmation the Famous "Toonerville Trolley" was Inspired by the Pelham Manor Trolley in 1909.


Tue., Mar. 18, 2014:  The First "Indian Deed" Reflecting a Sale by Native Americans of Lands that Became Pelham.


Mon., Mar. 17, 2014:  Ice Skating on Pelham Reservoir During the Winter Ice Carnival of 1925.


Fri., Mar. 14, 2014:  “Life and Practice" of a Country Lawyer Living in Pelham Manor in the 1880s.


Thu., Mar. 13, 2014:  The Great Blizzard of 1888 in Pelham:  126 Years Ago Yesterday and Today.


Wed., Mar. 12, 2014:  The Beginning of the Boy Scout Program in Pelham in 1910, Still Going Strong 104 Years Later.


Tue., Mar. 11, 2014:  An Early History of Mrs. Hazen's School For Girls in Pelham Manor, Published in 1913.


Mon., Mar. 10, 2014:  Dedication of Pelham's New High School in 1911, Now Known as Siwanoy Elementary School.


Fri., Mar. 7, 2014:  The Day Vikings Appeared Off the Shores of Pelham.


Thu., Mar. 6, 2014:  An Account of the Dedication of the Little Red Church at Four Corners on July 9, 1876.


Wed., Mar. 5, 2014:  Trolleys Come to Pelham in the 1890s.


Tue., Mar. 4, 2014:  Information About the Earliest Years of Today's Community Church of the Pelhams.


Mon., Mar. 3, 2014:  The Suydam Estate known as “Oakshade” on Shore Road in the Town of Pelham, built by James Augustus Suydam.


Fri., Feb. 28, 2014:  Brief History of the Role Churches Played in the Growth of the Pelhams Published in 1926.


Thu., Feb. 27, 2014:  More About the Fabled "No-Man's Land" of Pelham Manor:  A Tiny Strip of New York City.


Wed., Feb. 26, 2014:  Research Regarding "Greystones," The Elegant DeLancey Estate that Became Hunter Island Inn and Once Stood in Pelham on Today's Shore Road.


Tue., Feb. 25, 2014:  An Interesting Description of the Country Club at Pelham Published in 1884.


Mon., Feb. 24, 2014:  Mack, the Movie Star Traffic Cop of Pelham Manor, 1916-1928.


Fri., Feb. 21, 2014:  More About Edmund Gybbon Spilsbury Who Served as Engineer for the Pelham Manor & Huguenot Heights Association.


Thu., Feb. 20, 2014:  Pelham Manor in 1883 and in its Early Years - Recollections of An Early Pelham Manor Resident.


Wed., Feb. 19, 2014:  Dedication of the Post Office in the Pelham National Bank Building and More About Old Post Offices.


Tue., Feb. 18, 2014:  Pelham Speakeasies and Moonshiners - Prohibition in Pelham:  The Feds Raid the Moreau Pharmacy in Pelham Manor in 1922.


Mon., Feb. 17, 2014:  Pelhamville Train Wreck of 1885:  Another Account Published with a Diagram of the Aftermath of the Crash.


Fri., Feb. 14, 2014:  Martin Euclid Thompson, the Architect of the Pelham Mansion Known as Hawkswood and the Marshall Mansion.


Thu., Feb. 13, 2014:  More Information About Elisha W. King, the Builder and Original Owner of Hawkswood.


Wed., Feb. 12, 2014:  Pelham Was the Scene of Illegal Prize Fights During the Early Days of the "Sweet Science" of Boxing.


Tue., Feb. 11, 2014:  An 1881 Account of What it Was Like to Visit Starin's Glen Island Resort Off the Shores of New Rochelle and Pelham.


Mon., Feb. 10, 2014:  Hawkswood, Also Known as the Marshall Mansion, Colonial Hotel and Colonial Inn, Once Stood in Pelham Near City Island.


Fri., Feb. 7, 2014:  Early History of The Pelham Home for Children, an Early Pelham Charity.


Thu., Feb. 6, 2014:  A Description of the Revolutionary War Battle of Pelham Published in 1926 for the Sesquicentennial Celebration.


Wed., Feb. 5, 2014:  Pelham:  Once Oyster Capital of the World.


Tue., Feb. 4, 2014:  Lyman's Pharmacy and Post Office Was Located in the Building That Still Stands at One Fifth Avenue in Pelham.


Mon., Feb. 3, 2014:  Shocking Crime at Jackson Avenue and Peace Street in Pelham Manor on October 27, 1896.


Fri., Jan. 31, 2014:  The Earliest Years of The Pelham Picture House.


Thu., Jan. 30, 2014:  The Night Pelham's Town Hall Burned.


Wed., Jan. 29, 2014:  There Were No Native Americans Known as Siwanoys.


Tue., Jan. 28, 2014:  The Pelham Manor Post Office.


Mon., Jan. 27, 2014:  What is that Memorial Tablet Next to Pelham Memorial High School and Who Was Col. Philip Pell?


Fri., Jan. 24, 2014:  Early Days of Organized Fire Fighting in Today's Village of Pelham.


Thu., Jan. 23, 2014:  Another Account of the Devastating Fire that Destroyed the Travers Island Clubhouse of New York Athletic Club in 1901.


Wed., Jan. 22, 2014:  Pelham Becomes Enthralled with the New-Fangled Entertainment Medium of Radio.


Tue., Jan. 21, 2014:  Early History of Pelham Heights: "Then Was Formed The Idea That Gave Pelham Heights Its Birth."


Mon., Jan. 20, 2014:  Putting the Finishing Touches on the Lovely New Church in Pelhamwood in 1923.


Fri., Jan. 17, 2014:  The Phantom Bell Ringer of Christ Church in Pelham Manor.


Mon., Jul. 19, 2011:  1876 Newspaper Advertisement Touting Pelham Manor & Huguenot Heights Association Real Estate.


Fri.., Jul. 15, 2011:  Another Newspaper Account of The Pelhamville Train Wreck of 1885.


Thu., Jul. 14, 2011:  After Annexation of Part of Pelham by New York City, Mount Vernon Barbers Avoided Sunday Blue Laws by Operating in the Remainder of Pelham.


Wed., Jul. 13, 2011:  City Island Horse Railroad Temporarily Shut Down in 1892 Over Cruelty Concerns.


Tue., May 25, 2010:  New York Governor Thomas Dongan Addresses Licenses to Henry Cuyler and John Pell to Purchase Land from Indians in 1686.


Mon., May 24, 2010:  John Pell Takes Oath of John Clarke of West Chester on May 15, 1676.


Fri., May 21, 2010:  The Announcement of President Abraham Lincoln's Assassination in Pelham, NY on April 15, 1865.


Thu., May 20, 2010:  Description of Early Baseball Game Played at Pelham Bridge in 1878.


Wed., May 19, 2010:  Obituary of Charles J. Stephens of the Pelham Manor & Huguenot Heights Association.


Tue., May 18, 2010:  1874 Newspaper Advertisement Touting Pelham Manor and Huguenot Heights Association Real Estate.


Mon., 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.


Fri., 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."


Thu., May 13, 2010:  More on the Early History of the Pelham and City Island Horse Railroad.


Wed., May 12, 2010:  Fire Partly Destroyed Pelham Town Hall in 1908.


Tue., May 11, 2010:  Mystery Solved - Pelham Town Hall That Once Stood On Shore Road Was Used as a School.


Mon., May 10, 2010:  1675 Sale of Horses Located in Norwalk by John Pell of "Ann Hook's Neck."


Fri., May 7, 2010:  Image of Hawkswood Published in 1831.


Thu., May 6, 2010:  Consolidation Involving Pelham Has Been Discussed Since at Least 1824.


Wed., May 5, 2010:  Pelham Opposed Plan by Lawmakers to Consolidate Westchester Towns Into "Westchester City."


Tue., May 4, 2010:  Questions Regarding the Trolley Franchise from Bartow Station to the Tip of City Island Arose in 1915.


Mon., May 3, 2010:  Efforts to Reorganize the Operators of the City Island Horse Railroad and Monorail in 1914.


Fri., Apr. 30, 2010:  "Truly, An Illuminating Little Passage in the History of New-York!" - Efforts to Develop Shore Road Trolley Line in 1897.


Thu., Apr. 29, 2010:  City Islanders Complain and Force the Operators of Their Horse Railroad to Agree to Replace Antiquated Cars in 1908.


Wed., Apr. 28, 2010:  Efforts by the Pelham Park Horse Railroad to Expand and Develop a Trolley Car Line on Shore Road in 1897.


Tue., Apr. 27, 2010:  New York City's Interborough Rapid Transit Company Sued to Foreclose a Mortgage on the Horse Railroad in 1911.  


Mon., Apr. 26, 2010:  Public Service Commission Couldn't Find Marshall's Corners in 1909.


Fri., Apr. 23, 2010:  Charles Blaskowitz, Surveyor Who Created Important Map Reflecting the Battle of Pelham.


Thu., Apr. 22, 2010:  Account of Early Judicial Decision Relating to Ownership of Land Beneath Coastal Waters of City Island.


Wed., Apr. 21, 2010:  Town Petition to Move the Pelhamville Depot in 1887.


Tue., Apr. 20, 2010:  Brief Announcement that the Pelham Manor Tribune Commenced Publication in 1893.


Mon., Apr. 19, 2010:  Early Talk of Moving the Pelhamville Train Station from its Original Location.


Fri., Apr. 16, 2010:  Formation of the City Island Beldonites Baseball Club in June 1884.


Thu., Apr. 15, 2010:  Account of Baseball Game Played in Pelham on June 9, 1884:  The Country Club Beat the Knickerbockers, 42 to 22.


Wed., Apr. 14, 2010:  Col. Delancey Kane Changes the Timing and Route of The Pelham Coach in 1876.


Tue., Apr. 13, 2010:  The New Pelham Bay Golf Course Became Popular in 1903.


Mon., Apr. 12, 2010:  New York Athletic Club Stage Coach Accident Leads to Death of Pelham Manor Man.


Fri., Apr. 9, 2010:  The Closing of the "Eastern Railroad" of the Westchester Model Club, Inc. in the Pelham Manor Depot in 1953.


Wed., Apr. 7, 2010:  Jose Ferrer, an Academy Award Winner, Tony Award Winner, National Medal of Arts Winner, and Emmy Nominee, Got His Start  on the Periwinkle Showboat Out of Pelham.


Tue., Apr. 6, 2010:  Well-Known North Pelham Farmer Patrick Walsh Killed by a Bull in 1900.


Mon., Apr. 5, 2010:  Obituary of Noted Pelham Manor Resident C. H. Roosevelt Published in 1901.


Fri., Apr. 2, 2010:  More on the So-Called "Horse Railroad" that Once Ran from Bartow Station to City Island.


Thu., Apr. 1, 2010:  Map of Pelhamville Westchester County, New York Surveyed by William Bryson, Architect & Civil Engineer New Rochelle August 4, 1851.


Wed., Mar. 31, 2010:  Request for Comment:  What Pelham Manor School is This, Shown in 1907?


Tue., Mar. 30, 2010:  Obituary of William McAllister Who Built Civil War Gunboats in Pelham.


Mon., Mar. 29, 2010:  Nathaniel H. Bouldin, a Poor Confederate Prisoner of War Who Died in Pelham in 1865.


Fri., Mar. 26, 2010:  Captain Joshua Leviness Defies the New York Legislature and Dredges Oysters with a Steamer in 1878.


Thu., Mar. 25, 2010:  Discovery of "The Great Oyster Bed" in Long Island Sound in 1859.


Wed., Mar. 24, 2010:  The Oyster War of 1884 Between Glen Cove and City Island Intensifies.


Tue., Mar. 23, 2010:  Yet Another "Oyster War" in 1884; Glen Cove Officials Feud with City Island and Connecticut Oystermen.


Mon., Mar. 22, 2010:  77-Year Old City Island Oysterman Joshua Leviness Reminisces in Testimony Provided in 1884.


Fri., Mar. 19, 2010:  The New York Legislature Stepped Into the Oyster War on Long Island Sound in 1895.


Thu., Mar. 18, 2010:  1859 Town of Huntington Record Reflecting Dispute with City Island Oystermen.


Wed., Mar. 17, 2010:  Report of September 13, 1884 Tour of Oyster Beds by Captain Joshua Leviness of City Island.


Tue., Mar. 16, 2010:  More on 19th Century Oystering in Pelham - Descriptions of Oyster Beds Off Hart Island, City Island and in Pelham Bay Published in 1887.


Mon., Mar. 15, 2010:  More on 19th Century City Island Oyster Industry - City Island Oystermen Complain of Pollution.


Fri., Mar. 12, 2010:  Early History of Oystering in the Waters Off City Island in the Town of Pelham.  


Thu., Mar. 11, 2010:  The "Great Oyster War" Between City Island and Tarrytown in 1877 and 1878.


Wed., Mar. 10, 2010:  1899 Article About City Island's New Bridge Describes History of Area and Includes Wonderful Images.


Tue., Mar. 9, 2010:  Earliest Reference Yet to Organized Baseball Played in Pelham.


Mon., Mar. 8, 2010:  "Water Famine" in the Town of Pelham in 1886.


Fri., Mar. 5, 2010:  Construction of the City Island Horse Railroad in 1887.


Thu., Mar. 4, 2010:  Beginnings of Horse Railroad - News From Pelham and City Island Published in 1884.


Wed., Mar. 3, 2010:  1879 Advertisement for Robert J. Vickery's City Island Stage Line, A Predecessor to the City Island Horse Railroad.


Tue., Mar. 2, 2010:  1901 Report Indicated that The Flynn Syndicate Planned to Buy the Pelham Bay Park & City Island Railroad Horse Car Line.


Mon., Mar. 1, 2010:  Flynn Syndicate Buys the City Island Horse Car Line in 1907 to Incorporate it Into Electric Trolley Line.


Fri., Feb. 26, 2010:  1913 Decision of Public Service Commission to Allow Reorganization of City Island Horse Railroad for Electrification.


Thu., Feb. 25, 2010:  Photograph of Patrick Byrnes and Article About His Retirement as Operator of the City Island Horse Car in 1914.


Wed., Feb. 24, 2010:  Attempted Suicide of City Island's Long-Time Horse Car Driver.


Tue., Feb. 23, 2010:  A Brief History of the Development and Unveiling of Parkway Field in 1955 -- Known Today as Glover Field


Mon., Feb. 22, 2010:  1911 Village of North Pelham License for Operation of One-Horse, Two-Horse or Automobile Taxis.


Fri., Feb. 19, 2010:  1909 Newspaper Advertisement for the New Development of Pelhamwood


Thu., Feb. 18, 2010:  1869 Advertisement for Auction of Portion of 175 Acres in Town of Pelham Owned by P.L. Rogers


Wed., Feb. 17, 2010:  British Report on Killed, Wounded and Missing Soldiers During the Period the Battle of Pelham Was Fought on October 18, 1776


Tue., Feb. 16, 2010:  Photograph of Only Known 19th Century Women's Baseball Team in Pelham, New York


Mon., Feb. 15, 2010:  Early History of the Manor Club in the Village of Pelham Manor


Fri., Feb. 12, 2010:  Documentation of the Creation of the Building Association Known as Prospect Hill Village Association on August 11, 1852


Thu., Feb. 11, 2010:  Prospect Hill Landowners Face Loss of Their Properties in 1900 Due to Allegedly Defective Deeds.


Wed., Feb. 10, 2010:  Train Station Safe at Pelham Manor Depot Was Blown Open with Dynamite Yet Again on April 24, 1902.


Tue., Feb. 9, 2010:  1755 Census of Slaves Older than Fourteen in the "Mannour of Pelham."


Mon., Feb. 8, 2010:  Fifth Anniversary of the Unveiling of the Historic Pelham Blog


Fri., Feb. 5, 2010:  Information About the Pelham Manor Water Works Published in 1892


Thu., Feb. 4, 2010:  Successful Appeal of Order Dividing the Union Free School District No. 1, Town of Pelham, Into Two School Districts in 1916


Wed., Feb. 3, 2010:  Early Information Published in 1885 About the Organization of the "City Island Railroad", a Horse Railroad from Bartow Station to City Island


Tue., Feb. 2, 2010:  Information About the Pelham Park Railroad at its Outset Mon., February 1, 2010:  Obituary of Richard B. Ferris of Pelhamwood.


Fri., Jan. 29, 2010:  News of Pelham, City Island and Pelhamville Reported on September 5, 1884.


Thu., Jan. 28, 2010:  News About Pelham Manor and Pelhamville in 1895 - Lighting Districts, Gas for the Village, Baseball and More.


Wed., Jan. 27, 2010:  Photographs of Exterior and Interior of 146 Third Avenue in Pelham During the 1890s or Early 1900s.


Tue., Jan. 26, 2010:  1887 Election of the Board of Directors of The City Island and Pelham Park Horse Railroad Company


Mon., Jan. 25, 2010:  Another Account of the 1879 Home Invasion Robbery of the Old Stone House in Pelhamville


Fri., Jan. 22, 2010:  1884 Account of Early Origins of Horse Railroad Between Bartow Station and City Island.


Thu., Jan. 21, 2010:  Another Brief Account of the January 1, 1883 Annual Meeting of the Pelham Manor Protective Club.


Wed., Jan. 20, 2010:  Pelhamville Bicentennial Celebration in 1894.


Tue., Jan. 19, 2010:  Pelham to New York City in 1888: "You Should Pay Taxes!" 


Mon., Jan. 18, 2010:  Photograph of Town Hall on Fifth Avenue Published in 1913.


Fri., Jan. 15, 2010:  Photograph of Augustine C. McGuire, President of the Board of Fire Commissioners of the First District Fire Department in 1913


Thu., Jan. 14, 2010:  1913 Report of the Firemen's Benevolent Association.


Wed., Jan. 13, 2010:  Celebration to Lay the Cornerstone of the New Pelham Memorial High School Building on October 18, 1919.


Tue., Jan. 12, 2010:  Architectural Rendering of the Fifth Avenue Station of the New York, Westchester & Boston Railroad in North Pelham Published in 1913.


Mon., Jan. 11, 2010:  The First Pelham Country Club's Plans for a July 4, 1898 Opening of its New Nine-Hole Golf Course Accessible by a New Trolley Line.


Fri., Jan. 8, 2010:  Pelham Manor Police Officer Catches a Burglar Red-Handed on Monterey Avenue in 1910.


Thu., Jan. 7, 2010:  Pelham Manor Police Establish Speed Traps on Shore Road in 1910 to Catch Those Traveling Faster than Fifteen Miles Per Hour.


Wed., Jan. 6, 2010:  1909 Public Notice Regarding the Pelham Manor Trolley Line that Inspired the Toonerville Trolley of the Toonerville Folks Comic Strip.


Tue., Jan. 5, 2010:  More on the Extension of the Pelham Manor Trolley Line in 1910 -- The Toonerville Trolley Line.


Mon., Jan. 4, 2010:  1888 Local News Account Describes Altercation on the Horse Railroad Running from Bartow Station to City Island.


Fri., Jan. 1, 2010:  1886 Dynamite Explosion in Baychester Kills Four and Shakes Residents of Bartow-on-the-Sound in Pelham.


Thu., Dec. 31, 2009:  Obituary of David Carll, Master Shipbuilder on City Island in the Town of Pelham


Wed., Dec. 30, 2009:  Opening of the Extension of the Pelham Manor Trolley Line in 1910 -- The Toonerville Trolley Line


Tue., Dec. 29, 2009:  Murder on Fowler Avenue in 1908


Mon., Dec. 28, 2009:  Village Elections in the Town of Pelham in 1912


Fri., Dec. 25, 2009:  1906 Christmas Day Celebration at Christ Church in Pelham


Thu., Dec. 24, 2009:  Christmas Eve Trolley Accident Near Chester Park in North Pelham in 1908


Wed., Dec. 23, 2009:  Attack on the Toonerville Trolley Line by Strikers in 1916


Tue., Dec. 22, 2009:  Biographical Data for Famed Illustrator and Artist Edward Penfield of Pelham Manor


Mon., Dec. 21, 2009:  More on What May Have Been the First Telephone Installed in Pelham


Fri., Dec. 18, 2009:  The Inaugural Run of the New York, Westchester and Boston Railroad Through Pelham for Local Officials in 1912


Thu., Dec. 17, 2009:  Abstract of 1884 Town Accounts of Town of Pelham Published in 1885


Wed., Dec. 16, 2009:  Development of Manor Circle Area of Pelham Manor in September, 1886


Tue., Dec. 15, 2009:  Baseball Games Played by the City Island Beldenites and the City Island Rivals in 1884


Mon., Dec. 14, 2009:  Baseball Games Played by the City Island Shamrocks in 1889


Fri., Dec. 11, 2009:  Earliest Reference Yet to Baseball Played in Pelham


Thu., Dec. 10, 2009:  More 19th Century Baseball and Firefighting References


Wed., Dec. 9, 2009:  City Island Shamrocks Base Ball Club Changed Its Name to the Minnefords in 1888


Tue., Dec. 8, 2009:  The Darling Triplets: Three Brothers Among Pelham's Earliest Firefighters


Mon., Dec. 7, 2009:  Report of Fight with Trolley Construction Crew in Pelhamville in 1898


Fri., Dec. 4, 2009:  Saint Paul's Church National Historic Site on the Old Eastchester Village Green Turns on the Lights


Thu., Dec. 3, 2009:  Pelham News on May 30, 1884 Including Allegations of Oyster Larceny and Meeting of the Pelhamville Improvement Association


Wed.. Dec. 2, 2009:  Accident on Horse-Car of the Pelham Park Railroad Line in 1889


Tue., Dec. 1, 2009:  Brief History of City Island Published in 1901.


Mon., Nov. 30, 2009:  Philadelphia Lawyer Questioned Title of All Pelham Property Owners in 1877


Fri., Nov. 27, 2009:  Telegraph Wires Connected Pelham to the Outside World in 1882


Thu., Nov. 26, 2009:  The First "Pelham Country Club" Established in 1898 Built a Nine-Hole Golf Course in Pelham in 1898


Wed., Nov. 25, 2009:  Even More Early References to Baseball Played in Pelham


Tue., Nov. 24, 2009:  Yet Another Reference to Early Baseball in Pelham


Mon., Nov. 23, 2009:  Additional Brief Accounts of Baseball Played in Pelham in the 19th Century


Fri., Nov. 20, 2009:  More Accounts of Early Baseball Played in Pelham


Thu., Nov. 19, 2009:  Pelham Residents Threatened To Storm the Jail and Lynch a Notorious Attempted Kidnapper in 1900


Wed., Nov. 18, 2009:  More on the Work of the Pelham Manor Protective Club in 1884


Tue., Nov. 17, 2009:  1883 Advertisement by Pelham Manor Protective Club Offering Reward for Information About Pelham Manor Depot Burglary


Mon., Nov. 16, 2009:  1879 Article About the Pelham Manor Protective Club


Fri., Nov. 13, 2009:  1894 Account of Developments in Pelham Including a Reference to a Baseball Game Played that Year


Thu., Nov. 12, 2009:  More Early References to Baseball Played in Pelham


Wed., Nov. 11, 2009:  1874 Evening Telegram Advertisement for Pelham Manor & Huguenot Heights Development


Tue., Nov. 10, 2009:  A Stage Coach Line Established to Run Through Pelham Bridge in 1874


Mon., Nov. 9, 2009:  The Laying Out of Pelham Avenue in 1869


Fri., Nov. 6, 2009:  Funeral of Pietro Viani Held on City Island in the Town of Pelham in 1875


Thu., Nov. 5, 2009:  A Shocking Suicide During a Performance on City Island in 1875


Wed., Nov. 4, 2009:  Results of Pelham Town Election in March, 1875


Tue., Nov. 3, 2009:  Pelham Students Help Civil War Soldiers on Davids' Island in 1864


Mon., Nov. 2, 2009:  The Wealthy Gardener of Bolton Priory.


Fri., Oct. 30, 2009:  Preparations for Annual Country Club Race Ball Held in Pelham in 1887


Thu., Oct. 29, 2009:  Books of Town Supervisor "Honest John Shinn" Turned Up Short in 1906


Wed., Oct. 28, 2009:  Article About the June 10, 1888 Opening of Travers Island Facility of the New York Athletic Club


Tue., Oct. 27, 2009:  Mystery "Touring Car" Crash on Pelhamdale Road in Pelham Manor in 1904


Mon., Oct. 26, 2009:  Pelham Was a Principal Station on the Stage Coach Route of Dorance, Recide & Co. Which Carried Mail Between New York and Boston


Fri., Oct. 23, 2009:  Trumbull Farm in Pelham Sold To Satisfy Foreclosure Judgment in 1880


Thu., Oct. 22, 2009:  Dynamite Explosion in 1890 Breaks Windows and Shakes Residents of Bartow-on-the-Sound in Pelham


Wed., Oct. 21, 2009:  Apparent Effort in 1884 to Develop Portions of Pelham Neck as "Villa Sites." 


Tue., Oct. 20, 2009:  Manager of Pelham Manor Golf Links Committed Suicide Over Debt to Club in 1899


Mon., Oct. 19, 2009:  Polo at the Country Club in Pelham in 1887


Fri., Oct. 16, 2009:  The Famed "California Ramblers" and the "Ramblers Inn" that Once Stood on Shore Road


Thu., Oct. 15, 2009:  19th and Early 20th Century Newspaper Notices Relating to the Prospect Hill Village Association


Wed., Oct. 14, 2009:  1879 News Account Provides Additional Basis for some Facts Underlying Ghost Story of Old Stone House in Pelhamville


Tue., Oct. 13, 2009:  Film of the Westchester Model Club, Inc.'s Model Railroad in the Pelham Manor Depot Before its Demolition


Mon., Oct. 12, 2009:  More Evidence that John Pell Died Well After 1702 or 1703 When Some Say He Died in a Boating Accident on Long Island Sound


Fri., Oct. 9, 2009:  Eight Illustrations Showing Views of Pelham During the 1880s


Thu., Oct. 8, 2009:  Firefighting Units on City Island in Pelham During the Early 1890s


Wed., Oct. 7, 2009:  1656 Native American Deed for Fairfield, Connecticut Lands Signed by Thomas Pell as a Witness


Tue., Oct. 6, 2009:  Death of the Captain of William B. Astor's Yacht in Pelham on October 8, 1888


Mon., Oct. 5, 2009:  1878 Account of Results of Sloop Race Held Off the Pelham Shores


Fri., Oct. 2, 2009:  Failed Efforts in 1900 to Build a Golf Course on Hunter's Island Rather than on the Mainland in Pelham Bay Park


Thu., Oct. 1, 2009:  Pelham Country Club Secures Land for New Golf Course in 1904.


Wed., Sep. 30, 2009:  Score of June 1, 1887 Baseball Game Between The Country Club and The Knickerbocker Club


Tue., Sep. 29, 2009:  The Towns of Pelham and Eastchester Decide to Build a Drawbridge Across the Hutchinson River in 1873


Mon., Sep. 28, 2009:  Brief Account of Republican Rally Held in Pelham in 1876


Fri., Sep. 25, 2009:  Pelham's Playground: John H. Starin Develops Starin's Glen Island in 1879


Thu., Sep. 24, 2009:  Brief Newspaper Account of the January 1, 1883 Annual Meeting of the Pelham Manor Protective Club


Wed., Sep. 23, 2009:  Jacob Heisser's Summary of the Early History of Pelhamville Published in 1913


Tue., Sep. 22, 2009:  Names of Early "Keepers of Pelham Bridge" Appointed by Westchester County


Mon., Sep. 21, 2009:  January 1882 Account of the 1881 Christmas Festival Held at the Union Sabbath School in Pelhamville


Fri., Sep. 18, 2009:  City Island News Published in January 1882


Thu., Sep. 17, 2009:  Controversy in 1887 When The Country Club Tries to Dedicate a Large Area of Pelham as a Game Preserve


Wed., Sep. 16, 2009:  September 1884 Advertisement for The Country Club Steeplechase


Tue., Sep. 15, 2009:  An Earthquake in Pelham and Surrounding Areas on Sunday, August 10, 1884


Mon., Sep. 14, 2009:  News in the Town of Pelham in January, 1888: Newly-Opened Sparks Avenue Causes Real Estate Rush (and More)


Fri., Sep. 11, 2009:  Rerouting Fifth Avenue in Pelham Beneath the New Haven Line Railroad Tracks in 1887


Thu., Sep. 10, 2009:  1909 Dispute Among Pell Family Members Over Who Would be the Rightful Recipient of the Fatt Calfe from New Rochelle


Wed.,Sep. 9, 2009:  1884 Engraving of Winner of the Great Pelham Steeplechase, Barometer, and His Owner and Rider, J. D. Cheever


Tue., Sep. 8, 2009:  1877 Advertisement with Timetable for the Tally Ho Coach to Pelham


Mon., Sep. 7, 2009:  More on the Ejectment of Henry Piepgras from Land Beneath the Waters Surrounding City Island


Fri., Sep. 4, 2009:  1901 Newspaper Article About Fire That Burned New York Athletic Club Clubhouse on Travers Island


Thu., Sep. 3, 2009:  Advertisement for the Pelham Priory School Published in 1881


Wed., Sep. 2, 2009:  The Bolton Family's Sale of Bolton Priory in 1883


Tue.,Sep. 1, 2009:  Pelham News on February 29, 1884 Including Talk of Constructing a New Horse Railroad from Bartow to City Island.


Mon., Aug. 31, 2009:  Contest in 1891 To Determine Which Steam Fire Engine Company Could Throw a Stream the Greater Distance


Fri., Aug. 28, 2009:  Reorganization of the Minneford Engine Company on City Island in February, 1891


Thu., Aug. 27, 2009:  October 19, 1898 Report that the Tracks of the Toonerville Trolley Line Had Been Laid in Pelham


Wed., Aug. 26, 2009:  Fed Up With the Notorious White Hotel, Pelham Authorities Took Action in 1899


Tue., Aug. 25, 2009:  Crimes Committed at the Notorious White Hotel in Pelham in 1899


Mon., Aug. 24, 2009:  1878 Advertisement for Services of The Union Sabbath School Society of Pelhamville


Fri., Aug. 21, 2009:  Pelhamville's Independence Day Celebration in 1894


Thu., Aug. 20, 2009:  List of Trolley Lines in the Town of Pelham in 1918


Wed., Aug. 19, 2009:  Pelhamville Rejected Gas Lighting in 1895 Amid Allegations of Questionable Dealings


Tue., Aug. 18, 2009:  New York Athletic Club Board of Governors Decided to Mortgage Travers Island in 1895


Mon., Aug. 17, 2009:  Efforts by Pelham Landowners in 1900 to Halt Construction of a Trolley Line on Shore Road


Fri., Aug. 14, 2009:  The Consecration of the Nanette Bolton Memorial Chapel at Christ Church in Pelham Manor on April 28, 1887


Thu., Aug. 13, 2009:  History of Bolton Priory Published in 1910


Wed., Aug. 12, 2009:  Pelham Manor Vegetable Thief Sent to Prison in 1888


Tue., Aug. 11, 2009:  News of Pelham Manor and City Island Published on July 14, 1882


Mon., Aug. 10, 2009:  Report on State of the Village of North Pelham by President Peter Ceder Published in 1913


Fri., Aug. 7, 2009:  Description of 19th Century Politics in the Town of Pelham Published in 1913


Thu., Aug. 6, 2009:  Brief History of the Fire Department in the Village of North Pelham Published in 1913


Wed., Aug. 5, 2009:  Pelham Manor Fire Chief Pleads for Taxpayers to Authorize Purchase of Village's First Fire Engine


Tue., Aug. 4, 2009:  Brief Description of Pelham's Clay Avenue and Washington Avenue Area in 1913


Mon., Aug. 3, 2009:  Brief Report of August 29, 1904 Trolley Accident on Wolfs Lane.


Fri., Jul. 31, 2009:  1878 New York State Law Limits Powers of Pelham Town Officials to Borrow Money


Thu., Jul. 30, 2009:  Pelham-Related Trolley Franchises Grated in 1897


Wed., Jul. 29, 2009:  Plans for Shooting Matches at the Glen-Drake Rifle Range in Early 1876


Tue., Jul. 28, 2009:  Account of Christmas Shooting Matches in 1875 at the Glen-Drake Rifle Range in Pelhamville


Mon., Jul. 27, 2009:  Fascinating 1728 Map of Northeast Coast Showing Pelham Area. 


Fri., Jul. 24, 2009:  Late 19th Century Photos of Students with Tennis Rackets at Mrs. Hazen's School for Girls in Pelham Manor. 


Thu., Jul. 23, 2009:  Worries Over the Region's Water Supply in 1891. 


Wed., Jul. 22, 2009:  Report of Investigation of Pelham Sewage Disposal Plant Prepared in 1921. 


Tue., Jul. 21, 2009:  Order Approving Proposed Extension of North Pelham Trolley Line to New Rochelle in 1913. 


Mon., Jul. 20, 2009:  Early Automobile Accident and Explosion on Shore Road Near Travers Island in 1902. 


Fri., Jul. 17, 2009:  Brief Biography of William B. Randall of Pelham Manor Published in 1900. 


Thu., Jul. 16, 2009:  Village of Pelham Trustees Grant Franchise Necessary for the Pelham Manor Trolley that Inspired the Toonerville Trolley. 


Wed., Jul. 15, 2009:  Liberty Hose Company Election in 1898


Tue., Jul. 14, 2009:  Successful Fundraiser for the Pelham Home for Children that Once Stood on Split Rock Road.


Fri., Apr. 24, 2009:  Dutch Authorities Remove the Settlers At West Chester in March, 1656. 


Thu., Apr. 23, 2009:  Pelhamville Fire on February 4, 1878. 


Wed., Apr. 22, 2009:  1877 Account of Competition for DePeyster Medal at the Glen Drake Range in Pelhamville. 


Tue., Apr. 21, 2009:  1950 Article Mentions Model Railroading Club That Used Pelham Manor Depot. 


Mon., Apr. 20, 2009:  Only Known Image of the Glen-Drake Rifle Range Near Pelhamville. 


Fri., Apr. 17, 2009:  A Brief History of the Early Years of "Riding to Hounds" by Members of the Country Club at Pelham. 


Thu., Apr. 16, 2009:  A Serious Carriage Accident and Many Tumbles During the Country Club of Pelham's Riding to Hounds Event in November 1889. 


Wed., Apr. 15, 2009:  More About the Country Club Sport of "Riding to Hounds" During the 1880s in Pelham. 


Tue., Apr. 14, 2009:  1889 Account of the Sport of Riding to Hounds by Members of the County Club Located in Pelham. 


Mon., Apr. 13, 2009:  1909 Village Elections in Pelham. 


Fri., Apr. 10, 2009:  Announcement That the Pelham Country Club Bought the Bonnie Brae Property Necessary for Its New Golf Course in 1920. 


Thu., Apr. 9, 2009:  The Death of Charles J. Stephens in City of Mexico in 1891. 


Wed., Apr. 8, 2009:  New Haven Railroad Appointed Charles Merritt its First Ticket Agent in Pelhamville in January, 1875. 


Tue., Apr. 7, 2009:  1666 Record Containing "Observations" on the Patent Granted to Thomas Pell. 


Mon., Apr. 6, 2009:  Paper Recounts Burial of the Bell of St. Paul's Church in Eastchester To Save it from the British During the Revolutionary War. 


Fri., Apr. 3, 2009:  Biography and Photograph of Henry Beidleman Bascom Stapler, an Active Member of the Pelham Manor Protective Club in its Latter Years. 


Thu., Apr. 2, 2009:  Biographical Data and Photo of the Engineer of the Train that Wrecked in Pelhamville on December 27, 1885. 


Wed., Apr. 1, 2009:  Evidence of a "Glen-Drake" Rifle Range in Pelhamville During the 1870s.


Tue., Mar. 31, 2009:  Paper Dated March 20, 1731/32 in Which Thomas Pell Renounced Right To Serve As Executor of Will of Thomas Parsal. 


Mon., Mar. 30, 2009:  Orders Issued from Pelham During the War of 1812. 


Fri., Mar. 27, 2009:  Remains of 53 Individuals Thought To Be Revolutionary War Combatants Reinterred at St. Paul's Church on October 17, 1908. 


Thu., Mar. 26, 2009:  Excerpt from Book Published in 1860 Provides Memories of Sundays at St. Paul's Church Before 1838. 


Wed., Mar. 25, 2009:  Another Brief Account by Fontaine Fox Describing Trolley in Pelham Manor as Inspiration for Toonerville Trolley Comic Strip. 


Tue., Mar. 24, 2009:  1897 Photograph of Visitors Streaming to Athletic Outing on Travers Island in Pelham Manor. 


Mon., Mar. 23, 2009:  The Greyhound and the Tantivy -- The Four-In-Hand Coaches That Succeeded Col. Delancey Kane's "Tally-Ho" to Pelham. 


Fri., Mar. 20, 2009:  Another Reference to 19th Century Baseball in Pelham. 


Thu., Mar. 19, 2009:  More on the Early Efforts To Develop the First Nine Holes of the First Pelham Bay Golf Course. 


Wed., Mar. 18, 2009:  A Little More Information About the Closure of the White Hotel. 


Tue., Mar. 17, 2009:  Actions To Stop the Construction of a Trolley Line on Shore Road in 1899 and 1900. 


Mon., Mar. 16, 2009:  Obituary of Architect Frederick Carles Merry. 


Fri., Mar. 13, 2009:  Pelham Women Stage Benefit for the "Summer School for Children" in 1900. 


Thu., Mar. 12, 2009:  The Reason the White Hotel Was Shut Down and Split from One Building Into Two Cottages. 


Wed., Mar. 11, 2009:  Benjamin L. Fairchild's Congressional Campaign in 1894. 


Tue., Mar. 10, 2009:  A Tragic Death in the Pelham Manor Fire House. 


Mon., Mar. 9, 2009:  Another Brief Account of Golf at Pelham Manor in 1895. 


Fri., Mar. 6, 2009:  Burglars Blow the Safe at the Pelham Manor Post Office in 1894. 


Thu., Mar. 5, 2009:  Pelham Manor Contracts for Permanent Fire Protection and Water Supply in 1894. 


Wed., Mar. 4, 2009:  "Ladies' Day" on Travers Island in Pelham Manor in 1894. 


Tue., Mar. 3, 2009:  Boys and Girls of Pelham Manor Work to Contribute to the Fresh-Air Fund in 1888. 


Mon., Mar. 2, 2009:  1884 Advertisement Placed by Charles J. Stephens of the Pelham Manor & Huguenot Heights Association Offering Home for Rent.


Fri., Feb. 27, 2009:  More on the 1906 Village of North Pelham Elections in Which the Village Blacksmith Surprised Republicans and Democrats Alike and Won. 


Thu., Feb. 26, 2009:  Photograph of John F. Fairchild Published in 1905. 


Wed., Feb. 25, 2009:  The Village Elections in Pelham in 1904 - Only Nine Votes Cast for President of Village of Pelham. 


Tue., Feb. 24, 2009:  An Interesting Pelham Love Story: Youngsters Married in 1901, But Kept Marriage Secret For Nearly a Year. 


Mon., Feb. 23, 2009:  Lucky To Be Alive: David Pettet of North Pelham Struck by Train on December 16, 1901 and Lived. 


Fri., Feb. 20, 2009:  Train Schedule for the New Haven Branch Line Through Pelham Manor in April 1886. 


Thu., Feb. 19, 2009:  The Old Hunter House Burns to the Ground in an Arson Incident on Travers Island on April 4, 1889. 


Wed., Feb. 18, 2009:  The New York Athletic Club Opens Its New Travers Island Boathouse in 1888. 


Tue., Feb. 17, 2009:  The New York Athletic Club Opens Its New Clubhouse on Travers Island in Pelham in 1888. 


Mon., Feb. 16, 2009:  Outgoing Town of Pelham Supervisor Embroiled in Dispute Over Town Accounts in 1906. 


Fri., Feb. 13, 2009:  Early 20th Century Lawsuit Brought Against the Witherbee Real Estate and Improvement Company Over Title to Lands in Pelham. 


Thu., Feb. 12, 2009:  1910 Obituary of William Henry Sparks Who Served as Police Justice in the Town of Pelham for Sixteen Years. 


Wed., Feb. 11, 2009:  Void Ballots in Court-Ordered Recount Change Election Result for Town Clerk of Pelham in 1905. 


Tue., Feb. 10, 2009:  Another Article About the 19th Century Boundary Dispute Between Pelham and New Rochelle. 


Mon., Feb. 9, 2009:  Approximately 13,970 Westchester County Residents Lived in the Area Annexed by New York City in 1895. 


Fri., Feb. 6, 2009:  More on Pelham's Displeasure with the Loss of Pelham Bay Park Lands from the Tax Rolls in the 19th Century. 


Thu., Feb. 5, 2009:  New York City Corporation Counsel to Pelham in 1887: We Told You So! 


Wed., Feb. 4, 2009:  Pelham Has Second Thoughts in 1887 About the Proposal To Create Pelham Bay Park. 


Tue., Feb. 3, 2009:  "Small Scale" Pirates on City Island in 1880. 


Mon., Feb. 2, 2009:  Brother Shoots Brother in the Pelhamville Train Station in 1880.
Fri., Jan. 30, 2009:  Article Published in 1901 Detailed Ghost Stories and Legends of Pelham. 


Thu., Jan. 29, 2009:  Suffrage for Pelham Women. 


Wed., Jan. 28, 2009:  Biography of Archibald Robertson, Another Resident of City Island When It Was Part of the Town of Pelham. 


Tue., Jan. 27, 2009:  Biography of William Vickery, a 19th Century Resident of City Island in the Town of Pelham. 


Mon., Jan. 26, 2009:  William Henry Scofield and the Scofield Family Who Lived on City Island in the Town of Pelham in the 19th Century. 


Fri., Jan. 23, 2009:  Biography of Jacob Smith of City Island, Proprietor of the Macedonia Hotel. 


Thu., Jan. 22, 2009:  Another Brief Biography of Sir Thomas Musgrave, a British Officer Wounded at the Battle of Pelham on October 18, 1776. 


Wed., Jan. 21, 2009:  "Fool Driving" in Pelham in the New-Fangled Automobile in 1906. 


Tue., Jan. 20, 2009:  An Account of the Rev. J. L. Ver Mehr Regarding His Brief Stint as an Instructor of French and Italian at Pelham Priory in 1843. 


Mon., Jan. 19, 2008:  Photograph of Members of the New York Athletic Club Shooting Traps on Travers Island in 1911. 


Fri., Jan. 16, 2009:  The Final Trip of the First Season of Col. Delancey Kane's "New-Rochelle and Pelham Four-in-Hand Coach Line" in 1876. 


Thu., Jan. 15, 2009:  The First Trip of Col. Delancey Kane's "New-Rochelle and Pelham Four-in-Hand Coach Line" on May 1, 1876. 


Wed., Jan. 14, 2009:  Windsor Heights, an Area South and East of Prospect Hill Village, Sold to Developer in 1921. 


Tue., Jan. 13, 2009:  Biography of Lewis Witherbee Francis of Pelham Manor Published in 1911. 


Mon., Jan. 12, 2009:  Biography of Lockwood Barr, Author of Popular Book on the History of Pelham. 


Fri., Jan. 9, 2009:  Another Brief Biography of Philip Pell of the Manor of Pelham. 


Thu., Jan. 8, 2009:  Another Brief History of the Pelham Bridge. 


Wed., Jan. 7, 2009:  A Reference to Voluntary Dissolution Proceedings Involving the Prospect Hill Village Association Instituted in 1906. 


Tue., Jan. 6, 2009:  Brief Biography of Rev. Robert Bolton Jr. Published in 1886. 


Mon., Jan. 5, 2009:  Brief Biography of James Hyatt, Town Clerk and Town Supervisor of Pelham in 19th Century. 


Fri., Jan. 2, 2009:  An Account of the Dutch Capture of Westchester in 1656. 


Thu., Jan. 1, 2009:  A Brief History of the Pelham Bridge.


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