This edition of the series explores the boroughs of New York City: Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx, and Staten Island. Over 600 historical sites are described within, based on the WPA 1939 Guide to New York City. Along with historical text of each site, borough histories, reference maps, and GPS Coordinates are included. Travelers and residents alike will find enjoyment and education.People of many nationalities settled here, including a large number of Irish, many of whom came here as a result of the potato famines of 1845 to 1848 in Ireland. ... When the abortive attempt of Fisk and Gould to corner the gold market resulted in the panic of Black Friday in 1869, Fisk ... (6) General Theological Seminary (175 9th Avenue) When Clement C. Moore left his old apple orchard to the Generalanbsp;...
|Title||:||Historical Cities-New York City|
|Publisher||:||Lyn Wilkerson - 2010-10-08|