Archiv der Kategorie: New York

Historical and descriptive sketches of Suffolk County, New York

Historical and descriptive sketches of Suffolk County, New York – Richard Mather Bayles Stephen Jenkins has chosen for the subject of this volume the oldest and most northerly of the post roads: that over which the first postrider went; which … Weiterlesen

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The Greatest Street in the World

The Greatest Street in the World – Stephen Jenkins When all its phases are taken in the aggregate, Broadway holds a position that is unique and pre-eminent among the great avenues of the world. In this book Mr. Jenkins has … Weiterlesen

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The Story of the Bronx

The Story of the Bronx – Stephen Jenkins The romantic history of the northern section of Greater New York from the days of Jonas Bronk, after whom the Bronx was named, through the centuries crowded with events that have issued … Weiterlesen

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History of Long Island

History of Long Island – Benjamin F. Thompson Three centuries have scarcely elapsed since this fair isle, now so far advanced in population, business, and wealth, was possessed by a race of men, little more intelligent than the beasts of … Weiterlesen

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A History of Long Island Vol. 3

A History of Long Island Vol. 3 – Peter Ross With these books an effort has been made to present the history of the whole of Long Island in such a way as to combine all the salient facts of … Weiterlesen

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A History of Long Island Vol. 2

A History of Long Island Vol. 2 – Peter Ross With these books an effort has been made to present the history of the whole of Long Island in such a way as to combine all the salient facts of … Weiterlesen

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A History of Long Island Vol. 1

A History of Long Island Vol. 1 – Peter Ross With these books an effort has been made to present the history of the whole of Long Island in such a way as to combine all the salient facts of … Weiterlesen

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Knickerbocker’s History of New York

Knickerbocker’s History of New York – Washington Irving Knickerbocker’s History Of New York was published in 1809. Nearly forty years later Washington Irving, the real author, says it was his purpose in the history to embody the traditions of New … Weiterlesen

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New York

New York – Daniel Curry The aim of the writer was, in the „historical portion, to collect and detail the principal events of the local history of the city down to the beginning of the last century, omitting, as far … Weiterlesen

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History of New York City

History of New York City – William Leete Stone Mr. Stone seems to have intended this work for popular use; yet it is written with great care and commendable accuracy. The narrative, in many of its parts, is necessarily brief, … Weiterlesen

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