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Uptown Video: History of Isham Park

This week, the always erudite Cole Thompson gives us another outstanding video. This one expounds on the colorful history of Isham Park. Related: UPTOWN VIDEO: THE DYCKMAN OVAL – UPTOWN’S FORGOTTEN BALLPARK UPTOWN VIDEO: MIRAMAR SALTWATER POOL – INWOOD,…

Uptown Video: Miramar Saltwater Pool – Inwood, NYC

Shout out to local historian Cole Thompson for another awesome video that takes us back in time to the Uptown that once was. This one is a brief history of the Miramar Saltwater Pool, which was once located in…

Dyckman Park Basketball - Washington Heights, NYC

Uptown Video: Uptown’s Forgotten Slave Cemetery

Prior to 1827, the Dyckmans, and other Uptown families, made use of enslaved labor. Today the Dyckman Farmhouse has been preserved as museum on Broadway and West 204th Street in the Inwood section of northern Manhattan. The cemetery where…