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    • Montauk Point Lighthouse c. 1920s

    • Lighthouses -- New York (State) -- Montauk -- History; Montauk Point (N.Y.) -- History; Montauk Lighthouse -- Montauk (N.Y.); Surf fishing -- Montauk (N.Y.); Historic Sites -- New York (State) -- Montauk
    • Postcard of the Montauk Point Lighthouse. Located on Turtle Hill, named Womponamon by the Montaukett Indians. Built in 1796, the light stood 297 feet from the edge of the cilff. The brown daymark was added in 1900. Originally the beacon was a...
    • Montauk Inn, pre-1926

    • Taverns (Inns) -- New York (State) -- Montauk; Hotels -- New York (State) -- Montauk
    • Sepia photograph of the Montauk Inn ca. 1920s. Built on Signal Hill in 1899 By the Long Island Railroad after it's extension to Montauk in 1895. The Inn was one of the few establishments on Montauk at the turn-of the-century. The Inn burned down in...
    • Schooner Lewis King ashore off Montauk, 1885

    • Shipwrecks -- New York (State) -- Montauk; Maritime trade -- New York (State) -- Montauk; Schooners -- Montauk; Salvage -- New York (State) -- Montauk
    • Sepia photograph of the Lewis King, a two masted Schooner that came ashore at Stony Brook, southwest about a mile and a half of Montauk Point, December 18, 1887. Captain H. C. Farnham mistook Montauk Point Lighthouse for Watch Hill in Rhode Island....
    • Third House, Montauk c.1900

    • Cattle herding--New York (State) --Montauk; Guesthouses--New York (State) -- Montauk; Museums -- Historic--East Hampton (N.Y.:Town); Parks--New York (State) -- Montauk; Historic Site -- New York (State) -- Montauk
    • Black and white photograph of Third House is the furthest east and most historic of the Keeper's houses of the cattle grazing years. By 1898, when Camp Wikoff was established on Montauk, it was being run as an Inn. It remained an Inn under various...
    • Lathrop Brown house, Montauk Point, 1920s

    • Windmills -- New York (State) -- Montauk; Historic Buildings -- New York (State) -- Montauk; Montauk Point (N.Y.) -- History
    • Sepia photograph of Congressman Lathrop Brown's cottage and the Wainscott Windmill just west of the Montauk Point Lighthouse. Built in 1813, the windmill was moved to Wainscott in the 1850s. Brown purchased the windmill in 1922 and moved it to...
    • Montauk Association, circa 1880s

    • Architecture, domestic -- New York (State) -- Montauk; Historic districts -- New York (State) -- Montauk; Resort architecture -- New York (State) -- Montauk
    • Cyanotype photograph of the Montauk Association houses. The firm of McKim, Mead and White designed the houses, and landscape architect Frederick Law Olmstead planned the site. The Montauk Association was added to the National Register of historic...
    • George Lewis Fowler

    • Photographs; Photos; People; Indians of North America; Men; Montauk; Long Island
    • Caption on back of photograph reads: One day, as I walked along the bluffs of Springy Banks in East Hampton with a cold January wind blowing, I spied the form of a huge man tonging for clams in Three Mile Harbor Bay. I was sure that it was "Jake"...
    • Princess Pocahontas Pharoah, 1878-1963

    • Photographs; Photos; People; Indians of North America; Women; Montauk; Long Island
    • Caption on back of photograph reads: This is a very interesting photo of Pocahontas Pharoah who was a princess of the royal family of the Montauk tribe. Here she appears as a young lady dressed in the style of the late nineteenth century. She was...
    •  Montauk Manor postcard, circa late 1920's

    • Montauk (N. Y.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.; Tudor architecture; Fisher, Carl Graham (1874-1939); Resort architecture; Resort development; Business enterprise.
    • Hand colored postcard of the Montauk Manor, Montauk. Built by the Montauk Beach Development Corporation in 1926 in the Tudor Revival architecture style. The architects were Schultze and Weaver. The Manor was added to the National Register of...
    • Montauk Refreshment Stand, circa 1930's

    • Montauk (N. Y.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.; Resort architecture; Business enterprise.
    • Built in 1929 by Harry and Camilla Wahlberg. The stand, the first of its kind in Montauk, later became the Umbrella Inn and was located near the junction of Old Montauk Highway and the Montauk Parkway.
    • Hither Plain life-saving station, Montauk, 1919

    • United States. Life Saving Service; United States. Coast Guard; Lifesaving -- New York (State) -- Montauk; Lifesaving Stations -- New York (State) -- Montauk
    • Sepia photograph of Coast Guard Station 66, Hither Plain, Montauk. Shows crew beneath the international code flags used by the Coast Guard. Built in 1871 one half mile south of Fort Pond and 5 and one half miles west southwest of the Montauk Point...
    • Montauk Naval Air Station, 1918

    • World War, 1914-1918; Coast defenses -- Long Island Sound (N.Y. and Conn.); Military architecture -- New York (State) -- Montauk; Montauk Point (N.Y.) -- History, Military; Air ships 1910-1920; Dirigibles; Aerials; Air bases, American
    • Aerial view of the Naval Air Station, Montauk, World War One. Consisting of thirty three acres, the base had a dirigible hangar and a seaplane hangar. The station furnished an aerial patrol with both dirigibles and seaplanes.
    • Kay Topping's giant tuna, 1949

    • Fishing -- New York (State) -- Montauk; Salt water fishing -- New York (State) -- Montauk Point; Charter boat fishing -- New York (State) -- Montauk
    • New York Yankees owner Dan Topping and wife Kay pose with her 587 pound giant bluefin tuna on dispay at the Montauk Yacht Club dock. Kay landed the first giant tuna brought into Montauk by rod and reel.
    • Parson's House circa 1910s

    • Buildings--New York (State)--Montauk; Guesthouses--New York (State)--Montauk
    • Postcard view of the Parson's Inn on the Old Montauk Highway. The Inn was one of the only boarding houses in Montauk during the 19th century.
    • Montauk Railroad Station

    • Railroad Stations--New York (State)--Montauk
    • Postcard view of the Long Island Railroad Montauk station, circa. 1904. The station was built in 1895 when the railroad line to Montauk opened. A kerosene lamp is seen on the platform. Also visible is the wire for the telegraph line.
    • Aerial view of Oceanside-At-Montauk, n.d.

    • Montauk (NY) -- Aerial Views; Land use -- New York (State) -- Montauk; Real Estate Development -- Montauk (NY); Waterfronts -- Montauk (NY); Beaches -- New York (State) -- Montauk; Resort Development
    • Aerial view of Oceanside-At-Montauk, circa late 1950s, east of Montauk village. Looking north west to east, East Deck Motel, the Trailer Park, Ditch Plain Life Saving Station has been moved behind the Trailer Park. Ditch Plain roads have been laid...
    • Montauk Station, Camp Wikoff, 1898

    • Railroad Stations -- New York (State) -- Montauk; Military Architecture; Montauk Point (N.Y.) -- History, Military -- 19th century; Spanish-American War, 1898
    • In August, 1898, Veterans of the Spanish-American War were sent to Camp Wikoff, Montauk to recuperate from tropical diseases before reentering society.
    • Second House, Montauk c. 1909

    • Guesthouses -- New York (State) --Montauk; Galleries and Museums -- New York (State) -- Montauk
    • Sepia toned postcard of Second House. Original building built in 1746, burned down and rebuilt in 1797. It was used as a Keeper's house during the cattle grazing years. By the 1860s it became an important guest house for fashionable visitors. In...
    • A.W.V.S., Montauk Unit members packing gifts, c. 1944

    • Voluntarism -- New York (State) -- Montauk; Pospisil, Lottie; Smith, Mary; Bruno, Nydia; Duryea, Jane; Windsor Nellie; Sears, Lena; Parsons, Fran; Conway, Dorothy; American Women's Voluntary Service; World War, 1939-1945
    • Sepia photograph of members of the American Women's Voluntary Service, Montauk Unit packing gifts for Armed Forces overseas, World War Two. From left to right: seated: Lottie Pospisil, Mary Smith. Standing: Nydia Bruno, Jane Duryea, Nellie Windsor,...
    • George "Shinne" Butler

    • Photographs; Photos; People; Indians of North America; Men; Montauk; Long Island
    • Caption on back of photograph reads: In 1741 there was a Montauk Indian named Widow Shime who lived on the Montauk reservation at Indian Field, Montauk Point. Since George Butler could not account for his nickname of "Shinne," he felt that it might...
    • John Horton at home in Freetown, c1900

    • Photographs; Photos; People; Indians of North America; Men; Women; Montauk; Long Island
    • Caption on back of photograph reads: The Montauk Indians, who like the other Indians of Long Island and New England, had been experts at off shore whaling. They taught the early settlers how to whale. The whaling skill of the Long Island and New...
    • First House, 1900

    • Buildings--New York (State)--Montauk; Cattle Herding--New York (State)--Montauk;
    • First House was built in 1744 during the height of pasturage on Montauk. The keeper at First House was responsible for entering cattle on the common pasturage list and to make necessary repairs on fences. First House burned down in 1909 and was not...
    • Captain Aaron Cuffee

    • Photographs; Photos; People; Indians of North America; Men; Montauk; Long Island
    • Caption on back of photograph reads: A rivalry of unbelievable proportions has sprung up over the years between the Fowlers and the Pharoahs of the Montauks, of the reservation at Indian Field, Montauk Point, when the reservation was taken from the...
    • World War One dirigible, ground crew, 1919

    • World War, 1914-1918; Coast defenses -- Long Island Sound (N.Y. and Conn.); Montauk Point (N.Y.), History, military; Air ships 1910-1920; Dirigibles
    • The United States Navy NC-4 was built in Montauk and used for patrol from Montauk to Block Island, then to Amagansett and back to its hangar. The NC-4 had a crew of six and was capable of carrying 3,000 pounds of bombs.
    • Glass enclosed indoor tennis auditorium, 1930s

    • Historic buildings -- New York (State) -- Montauk; Resort architecture -- New York (State) -- Montauk
    • Designed by architects Gillette and Walker, built in 1929, it featured two tennis courts, a boxing ring, and a stage for the entertainment of Montauk Beach residents and their guests.
    • The Military takes over the fishing village, 1943

    • Fishing villages -- New York (State) -- Montauk; World War, 1939-1945; Land use -- New York (State) -- Montauk; Montauk Point (N.Y.) -- History, Military; Aerials
    • In 1943, the residents of the Fort Pond Bay fishing village received notice from the United States Navy to vacate in thirty days. The Navy then established a torpedo testing range on Fort Pond Bay.
    • Culloden Point Estates sales presentation, 1963

    • Real estate development -- New York (State) -- Montauk; Land use -- New York (State) -- Montauk; Maps -- Montauk Point (1963); Resort Development
    • Culloden Shores subdivision,was called Leisurama and featured two hundred affordable second homes. The all-in-one package house had an open plan which was revolutionary at the time. The advertising campaign was aimed at middle class families. What...
    • Map of  Culloden Shores, 1961

    • Real Estate Development -- New York (State) -- Montauk; Maps -- Montauk Point (1961); Resort Development
    • Map of Culloden Shores, August 28, 1961. Scale 1" = 100'. Montauk Beach Company, Incorporated, Frank Tuma, Jr., Assistant Secretary. Geoffrey H. Bass, Land Surveyor. Includes Key Map, House and Plot Plan, Location Map. No. 1929. Culloden Shores is...
    • Deep Hollow Ranch, n.d.

    • Montauk (N. Y.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.; Cattle ranches; Montauk Point (N. Y.) -- history; Land use, rural -- Montauk (N. Y.)
    • Postcard of Deep Hollow Ranch, circa, 1940's. Also known as Third House. Proclaiming to be the oldest cattle ranch in the United States.
    • Montauk  Manor lobby postcard, circa 1920's

    • Buildings, structures, etc.; Resort architecture; Fisher, Carl Graham (1874-1939); Tudor revival architecture.
    • Hand colored postcard of the Montauk Manor lobby. Built by the Montauk Beach Development Corporation in 1926, Schultze and Weaver, architects. Placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.
    • Andrew J. Thomas estate, Montauk, circa 1920's

    • American Architects.; Architecture, domestic -- New York (State) -- Montauk; Buildings, structures, etc.
    • Architect Andrew Jackson Thomas (1875-1965) designed the Moorish style home and twenty acre property. The estate was across Flamingo road from the Montauk Manor overlooking Fort Pond Bay and the fishing village.

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