A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from October 13, 2019
Sullivan County: Solomon County (nickname)

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Wikipedia: Sullivan County, New York
Sullivan County is a county in the U.S. state of New York. As of the 2010 census, the population was 77,547. The county seat is Monticello. The county’s name honors Major General John Sullivan, who was a hero in the American Revolutionary War.

The county was the site of hundreds of Borscht Belt hotels and resorts, which had their heyday from the 1920s through the 1970s.

Google Books
Traveling Around the World with Mike and Barbara Bivona:
Part One

By Mike Bivona
Lincoln, NE: iUniverse
2013
Pg. 174:
Due to the predominately Jewish population in the summer months, the area was referred to as the Jewish Alps, and Sullivan County was referred to as Solomon County.

Posted by Barry Popik
Nicknames of Other PlacesNew York State • Sunday, October 13, 2019 • Permalink


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