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Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Pelham to New York City in 1888: "You Should Pay Taxes"!

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In 1888, the Town of Pelham was feeling economic pain.  It was buckling under bonded debt. Additionally, the City of New York had recently acquired 1,700 acres within the Town of Pelham to form Pelham Bay Park and successfully lobbied legislators to enact

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