Archive for September, 2007

When Incorporated, The Original Village of Pelham Needed More Elected Officials Than it Had Voters

Please Visit the Historic Pelham Web SiteLocated at http://www.historicpelham.com/.Please Click Here for Index to All Blog Postings.One of the oddest pieces of trivia relating to the history of Pelham arises from the incorporation of the tiny little Village of Pelham in 1896. The original Village of Pelham encompassed the area known today as Pelham Heights. The Village of North Pelham, north of

Findings of the Coroner’s Inquest That Followed the Pelhamville Train Wreck of 1885

Please Visit the Historic Pelham Web SiteLocated at http://www.historicpelham.com/.Please Click Here for Index to All Blog Postings.Today I am continuing a series of postings that transcribe news articles that appeared following the train wreck that occurred in Pelhamville in late December 1885. See:Monday, September 24, 2007: The Pelhamville Train Wreck of 1885Tuesday, September 25, 2007: More

The Pelhamville Train Wreck of 1885 Continued . . .

Please Visit the Historic Pelham Web SiteLocated at http://www.historicpelham.com/.Please Click Here for Index to All Blog Postings.Those who read the Historic Pelham Blog know that I recently began a series of postings that transcribe news articles that appeared following the train wreck that occurred in Pelhamville in late December 1885. See:Monday, September 24, 2007: The Pelhamville Train

More About the 1885 Train Wreck in Pelhamville

Please Visit the Historic Pelham Web SiteLocated at http://www.historicpelham.com/.Please Click Here for Index to All Blog Postings.Yesterday I began a series of postings to the Historic Pelham Blog in which I am transcribing news articles about the fatal train wreck that occurred on the New Haven main line in Pelhamville in late 1885. See Monday, September 24, 2007: The Pelhamville Train Wreck

The Pelhamville Train Wreck of 1885

Please Visit the Historic Pelham Web SiteLocated at http://www.historicpelham.com/.Please Click Here for Index to All Blog Postings.I have written about an unusual train wreck that occurred in late 1885 in Pelhamville. See The Pelhamville Train Wreck of 1885: “One of the Most Novel in the Records of Railroad Disasters”, 80(1) The Westchester Historian pp. 36-43 (2004). For the next several days I