Posts Tagged ‘Indians’

06/04/17: Drums Along The Hudson @ Inwood Hill Park

06/04/17: Drums Along The Hudson @ Inwood Hill Park

A Native American and Multicultural Festival Sunday, June 4th, 2017 11:00 am – 6:00 pm (Rain or Shine) Inwood Hill Park – 218th Street and Indian Road (4 blocks west of Broadway) FREE ADMISSION The 15th Annual DRUMS ALONG THE HUDSON: A Native American Festival and Multicultural Celebration will take place on Sunday, June 4th, […]


Save The Date: 6/12/2016 – Drums Along The Hudson

Save The Date: 6/12/2016 - Drums Along The Hudson

2016: Fourteenth Annual Drums Along the Hudson A Native American and Multicultural Festival Sunday, June 12, 2016 – Inwood Hill Park 11am to 6pm – Rain or Shine. FREE The natives are getting restless. The reason being is that the 14th Annual Drums Along The Hudson shindig is only a few weeks away. Drums Along […]


The Old Nagle Cemetery | My Inwood

The Old Nagle Cemetery | My Inwood

By Cole Thompson In mid-17th century Jan Nagle and Jan Dyckman traveled to the New World and settled in northern Manhattan. For more than two centuries the families farmed the land, raised cattle, planted orchards, built bridges and homes and even intermarried. And while Dyckman is a familiar Inwood name, largely thanks to the preservation […]


Tulip Tree of Old Inwood | My Inwood

Tulip Tree of Old Inwood | My Inwood

By Cole Thompson Before Inwood Hill Park, before there even was an Inwood, a mighty Tulip grew in the forest. In a new city lacking a sense of anything from antiquity, New Yorkers latched onto a tree. The giant tulip of Inwood became a popular destination for picnickers, school children and hikers looking to escape […]


Inwood’s Forgotten Slave Cemetery | My Inwood

Inwood’s Forgotten Slave Cemetery | My Inwood

By Cole Thompson In March of 1903 workmen in the Inwood section of northern Manhattan made a startling discovery. On a hilltop, near the present intersection of 212th Street and Tenth Avenue, were discovered row after row of skeletons buried beneath crude stone markers. According to local lore the hill contained an old slave cemetery […]


The Indian Caves of Inwood Hill Park | My Inwood

The Indian Caves of Inwood Hill Park | My Inwood

By Cole Thompson On the northern tip of Manhattan, a twenty-minute walk from the subway, is an historical site so rare and unexpected that it warrants a detour on any tourist’s itinerary. The majestic “Indian caves” of Inwood Hill Park were once used as a seasonal camp by the Lenape people who lived in the […]


Evidence of Native American activity uncovered in Isham Park | My Inwood

Evidence of Native American activity uncovered in Isham Park | My Inwood

by Cole Thompson An ongoing improvement project in a city park has uncovered signs of Native American settlement on the northern tip of Manhattan. Workers digging a trench for the installation of water fountains in Isham Park have unearthed a curious concentration of shells. Could the shells be part of a larger shell midden? Could […]


6/1/14: Drums Along The Hudson @ Inwood Hill Park

6/1/14: Drums Along The Hudson @ Inwood Hill Park

Twelfth Annual Drums Along the Hudson®: A Native American Festival Sunday, June 1st, 2014 – 11:00 am until 6:00 pm Rain or Shine – FREE Inwood Hill Park 218th Street and Indian Road The Twelfth Annual DRUMS ALONG THE HUDSON®: A NATIVE AMERICAN FESTIVAL will take place on Sunday, June 1st, 2014 in Upper Manhattan‘s […]


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Drums Along The Hudson 2013 In Pictures

Drums Along The Hudson 2013 In Pictures

Photography by Paul Lomax (@PaulLomaxPhoto)


Save the Date: Drums Along The Hudson On Sunday, May 19th

Save the Date: Drums Along The Hudson On Sunday, May 19th

Eleventh Annual Drums Along the Hudson®: A Native American Festival Sunday, May 19th, 2013 – 11:00 am until 6:00 pm Rain or Shine – FREE Inwood Hill Park 218th Street and Indian Road (4 blocks west of Broadway) The Eleventh Annual DRUMS ALONG THE HUDSON®: A NATIVE AMERICAN FESTIVAL will take place on Sunday, May […]


Throw Back Thursdays: An Ode to Inwood Hill Park

Throw Back Thursdays: An Ode to Inwood Hill Park

On another dreary day like today, I thought that Lauren Dockett’s über lyrical ode to Inwood Hill Park would be just the ticket to lift the spirits. I love this post because it pairs the beauty of the words with the sublime photography of Briana E. Heard. Enjoy! Check out: A Trek Through the Timeless […]


Drums Along the Hudson 2012 – Art By Dj Boy Edition

Drums Along the Hudson 2012 - Art By Dj Boy Edition

Photography by Art By Dj Boy (@ArtByDjBoy)


Drums Along the Hudson 2012 – Be Heard Edition

Drums Along the Hudson 2012 - Be Heard Edition

Photography by Briana E. Heard (@beheardphoto)


Drums Along the Hudson 2012 @ Inwood Hill Park this Sunday

Drums Along The Hudson 2012 Sunday – May 20, 2012 West 218th Street and Indian Road 11:00 AM – 06:00 PM For more: http://drumsalongthehudson.org/ You know that summer is right around the corner, when the Drums Along the Hudson Native American festival comes to town. Seriously folks, Drums Along the Hudson is really an awesome […]


Throw Back Thursdays: Drums Along the Hudson 2011

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Photography by Paul Lomax (@PaulLomaxPhoto) Being that the 10th Annual Drums Along the Hudson is next month on Sunday May 20th, our Throwback Thursdays take us to last year’s function and the photography of our good friend Paul Lomax. Drums Along the Hudson is a free, multi-cultural festival that celebrates the […]

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