Children at Forest Neighborhood House, 1122 Forest Ave, hoist one of the first posters in the Bronx for the 1955 Greater New York Fund. Forest House is one of the 425 hospitals, health and welfare agencies serving the Bronx that are helped by the...
Markham, Edwin, 1852-1940. The man with the hoe, and other poems
April 29th, 1908
Prof. Edwin Markham,
West New Brighton,
Please send one copy of “The Man With The Hoe and Other Poems” to
Forest City, Iowa.
Enclosed please find seventy cents in payment of the...
Erie Canal; New York (State); New York; Marryat, Frederick, 1792-1848; Rome (N.Y.); Packet boats; Travel and description.
Page 152 found in Chapter twelve in Volume one of Marryat's A Diary in America. It is here that Marryat describes the captain of the packet boat as one who was, " in his own opinion, no small affair; he puffed and swelled until he looked larger...
Snuff Mill on eastern side of Bronx River. The mill was constructed in the 1840s and ceased operation as a snuff mill in 1870 when the Lorillard's moved their operations to New Jersey.
To the left is Hemlock Forest, a remnant of the forest that...
Erie Canal; New York (State); New York; Marryat, Frederick, 1792-1848; Syracuse (N.Y.); Salina (N.Y.); Packet boats; Travel and description; Forests; Mosquitoes.
Page 154 found in Chapter twelve in Volume one of Marryat's A Diary in America. Plagued by swarms of mosquitoes, the traveler arrives at Syracuse. He comments about the names of American cities: "I do detest these old names vamped up. Why do not...