Brief History of Huguenot Memorial Presbyterian Church in Pelham Manor Published in 1963
The Huguenot Memorial Presbyterian Church is a magnificent cut field stone Gothic architectural complex that stands at Four Corners in Pelham Manor.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Biographical Sketches of Two Members of the 1887-88 Westchester...
In 1887, The Eastern State Journal of White Plains, New York published on its front page brief biographical sketches of each of the newly-elected Supervisors of the various Towns of Westchester County who, together, made up the Board of Supervisors of Westchester County.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
The Town of Pelham Erected Historic Sign Posts in 1925
The Town of Pelham always has had an abiding respect for its ancient history. The Town affirmed this respect in 1925 when it erected historic sign posts to commemorate historic roadways that cross Pelham.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Why Is Boulevard in the Village of Pelham Closed Each Night?
As Historian of the Town of Pelham, I have been asked on many occasions and in many different ways variations of the following.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Plane Crash in Pelham in 1931
Pelham was enjoying the first day of summer in 1931. Indeed, it was a lovely day and a fine start to the summer.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
The Laying of the Foundation Stone at Prospect Hill School on Sunday, June 9, 1929
No definitive history of Pelham schools has been written. Many articles and publications, however, have touched on the issue.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Important Report of the Opening of the Branch Line Through the Manor of Pelham in November 1873
An important development in the transportation history of the Town of Pelham was the opening in 1873 of the so-called Branch Line that included two new train stations in the Town of Pelham: Bartow Station near City Island along today's Shore Road and Pelham Manor Station that once stood at the end of the Esplanade near today's Manor Circle.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Yet Another Attempt in 1894 to Resurrect the Glory Days of Coaching to Pelham
Yesterday I posted an item to the Historic Pelham Blog regarding the spectacle of "coaching to Pelham" in four-in-hand carriages during the 1870s and 1880s.