By Charles Margerison
As you stroll round long island urban, you're touring within the footsteps of fantastic humans together with George Washington, Mark Twain, Sojourner fact, Irving Berlin, John D. Rockefeller, and Susan B. Anthony. of their other ways, they made significant contributions to manhattan, making town what it's today.A urban journey not like the other, notable humans of latest York takes you on a desirable trip in the course of the historical past of 1 of the world's so much visited towns. you are going to meet those that contributed to the tune, the enterprise, the struggle for civil rights, the delivery and different very important points of the city's existence. Come nose to nose with iconic figures linked to what John Fitzgerald referred to as "The long island" via BioViews®. A BioView® is a quick biographical tale, just like an interview. those special tales supply an ideal way of studying approximately awesome those who made significant contributions and altered our global.
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Extra resources for Amazing People of New York: Inspirational Stories
He asked Being bold, I said, ’Yes sir, it would be a pleasure to do so’ © Dr Charles J Margerison - The Amazing People Club 58 Amazing People of New York He wanted to know the cost Should I ask for 5000 dollars a year, or settle for 3000? Not sure, I asked him to give me a figure that he thought was fair ’I propose 40,000 dollars a year,’ he said Had I misheard? Trying not to look surprised, I shook his hand and accepted With that sum, I was able to hire technicians In addition, the money funded technical research I met Mr Pope, who had a great interest in machines He helped me a lot and new developments emerged It was the start of my entrepreneurial career The start of a business that would transform the city The research led to the electric light As a result, the Pearl Street Station was built in lower Manhattan The first central power plant in the USA On September 4th 1882, we lit up 400 lamps for 85 customers What a night!
Dr Charles J Margerison - The Amazing People Club 49 Amazing People of New York Cornelius Vanderbilt 1877 My family came to New York from Holland in 1650 As a boy, I was told of the great family tradition Particularly, the family’s contribution to the city and New York State Those stories fired my ideas and added to my ambition Born on Staten Island, I quit school at the age of 11 Work on the ferries enabled me to earn a living By the age of 16, I had my own business Ferrying passengers and freight between Manhattan and Staten Island My mother had lent me some money to get started Once I had a ship, more contracts arrived The Government asked me to supply the forts on the river It was the start of many business deals People called me ‘The Commodore’ By the year 1818, aged 24, I felt it was time to expand My aim was to challenge the Fulton and Livingstone business They had gained a Hudson River monopoly on steamship operations To me that was clearly a restriction on trade The 1824 legal case broke the monopoly I was learning quickly, despite my lack of formal education To succeed it was necessary to use the law and manage money well By 1829, my steam service between Manhattan and Albany was operating In that way, I contributed to the development of New York Good profits were made and I decided to change direction Railroads were becoming more important New York needed lines in and out of the city as the population increased Indeed, my wife and I contributed to that with our thirteen children My plan was to acquire and develop a number of railway lines People said I was too old at the age of 65 to start again That did not stop me The New York and Harlem Railroad was a good asset I bought it in 1862, the first of many The Hudson River Railroad was acquired in 1864 Next, I bought The New York Central Railroad in 1867 Things were moving at a fast pace, in more senses than one © Dr Charles J Margerison - The Amazing People Club 50 Amazing People of New York Lines to other major cities were developed I merged New York Central and Hudson River Railroad in 1869 More people were living in the suburbs Traveling to and from work required effective train services Therefore, it was necessary to have one major terminal In 1871, when I was 74, a business deal was done The New York and New Haven Railroad partnership was established A terminal at East 42nd Street was built It was called the Grand Central Depot Later it was renamed to be Grand Central Terminal Also, lines constructed to other cities brought trade and wealth What should I do with so much money?
Trying not to look surprised, I shook his hand and accepted With that sum, I was able to hire technicians In addition, the money funded technical research I met Mr Pope, who had a great interest in machines He helped me a lot and new developments emerged It was the start of my entrepreneurial career The start of a business that would transform the city The research led to the electric light As a result, the Pearl Street Station was built in lower Manhattan The first central power plant in the USA On September 4th 1882, we lit up 400 lamps for 85 customers What a night!
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