The Harlem Rail-Road ‘Open Cut’ 1871

The Harlem station in ‘open cut’ was constructed by the New York Central and Hudson River Railroad in 1873-1874 as part of the Park Avenue Improvement. Continue Reading →

The World Of Harlem: Roots of Harlem Township, Illinois

WEB_TownHall-520x323The very first settlement in Harlem Township was on the east side of the Rock River on what was called “Big Bottom.” Continue Reading →