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Tag Archives: Fairfax Harrison

A Practical Joke of Great Proportions

I recently finished reading The Rector and the Rogue, W. A. Swanberg’s riveting true account of a peculiar situation targeting the Reverend Morgan Dix of Trinity Church over 130 years … Continue reading

March 6, 2012 · 3 Comments

The Education of a Young New York City Gentleman

I decided to check back in on Fairfax, and see what else he’s been up to since we first introduced him. If you aren’t familiar with young Master Harrison, check … Continue reading

August 30, 2011 · 4 Comments

Who was Reginald Fairfax Harrison?

I recently came across the “Diary of Reginald Fairfax Harrison, for the Year 1883-1884,” while in the process of working with a researcher from the Central Park Conservancy who was … Continue reading

June 28, 2011 · 6 Comments

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