Archive for September, 2009

Score of June 1, 1887 Baseball Game Between The Country Club and The Knickerbocker Club

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Regular readers of the Historic Pelham Blog know that I have tried to document every reference I find about baseball played in Pelham during the 19th century.  For some of the postings, see:

Friday, March 20, 2009:  Another Reference to 19th Century Baseball

The Towns of Pelham and Eastchester Decide to Build a Drawbridge Across the Hutchinson River in 1873

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Just beyond the new Pelham Manor Shopping Plaza on the Pelham Parkway is a drawbridge.  The first effort to build a drawbridge on that site began in 1873 when the Towns of Pelham and Eastchester approved the expenditure of funds to build such a drawbridge.  A

Brief Account of Republican Rally Held in Pelham in 1876

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During the year of the nation’s centennial celebration, patriotism and political fervor were rampant.  Pelham was no exception.  In advance of the 1876 elections, Pelham Republicans held a festive rally in the Town Hall.  A brief account of the rally appeared

Pelham’s Playground: John H. Starin Develops Starin’s Glen Island in 1879

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During the late 1870s, John H. Starin acquired and developed “Locust Island” just off the coast of New Rochelle.  He renamed the island “Starin’s Glen Island” and built the world’s most successful amusement park up to that time.  Starin eventually operated a

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