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    • Victoria Hotel, opp. L.I.R.R. Depot, Port Washington, L.I.

    • Streets; Main Street - Port Washington (N.Y.); Hotels, motels, etc.--Port Washington (N.Y.); Victorial Hotel--Port Washington (N.Y.); Mullon Hotel--Port Washington (N.Y.); Theaters; Mullon Hall--Port Washington (N.Y.); Victoria Hall Theatre--Port...
    • The Victoria Hotel was built in 1905 by Walter and Richard Mullon directly across Haven Avenue from the recently-completed Port Washington Railroad Station. Victoria Hall Theatre, seen at the left, hosted dances, theatrical productions and sports...
    • Central Hotel at the corner of Shore Road and Main Street, ca. 1900

    • Main Street--Port Washington (N.Y.); Hotels, motels, etc.--Port Washington (N.Y.); Inns--Port Washington (N.Y.); Cove Inn - Port Washington (N.Y.); Old Heidelberg [Alt Heidelberg] Hotel - Port Washington (N.Y.); Central Hotel - Port Washington...
    • This hotel, originally called the Old Heidelberg, was built in 1872 by Gideon Seaman with a mansard roof, and located at the corner of Shore Road and Main Street in Port Washington. After Seaman's death in 1891, the hotel was sold to Jerry O'Brien,...
    • View of Flower Hill Avenue from the R.R. Station. Port Washington, L.I.

    • Streets; Main Street--Port Washington (N.Y.); Flower Hill Avenue--Port Washington (N.Y.); Railroads; Trains; Railroad Buildings; Long Island Railroad Station--Port Washington (N.Y.); Hotels, motels, etc.--Port Washington (N.Y.); Victoria...
    • The Victoria Hotel stood at the corner of Flower Hill Avenue (now known as Main Street) and Haven Avenue, directly across from the Port Washington Railroad Station. It was razed in 1928 to make way for the Plaza Building. Mullon Hall, later renamed...
    • Victoria Hotel, Port Washington, L.I. (& verso)

    • Streets; Main Street--Port Washington (N.Y.); Hotels, motels, etc.--Port Washington (N.Y.); Victoria Hotel--Port Washington (N.Y.); Mullon Hotel--Port Washington (N.Y.); Theaters; Mullon Hall--Port Washington (N.Y.); Victoria Theatre--Port...
    • The Victoria Hotel (also known as the Mullon Hotel) was located at the corner of Main Street (then known as Flower Hill Avenue) and Haven Avenue. Handwritten on reverse: "My dear little sweet Heart--Thank for letter-Glad to know you are well and...
    • Port Washington Building & Loan Association

    • Streets; Main Street - Port Washington (N.Y.); Banks & Banking; Loans; Savings & loan associations; Cooperative building associations; Port Washington Building & Loan Association--Port Washington (N.Y.); Port Washington Savings and Loan...
    • Port Washington Building & Loan Association was located at 270 Main Street, near the corner of Carlton Avenue, and established in 1891. In 1954 the name was changed to Port Washington Savings and Loan Association. Other name changes included State...
    • Cove Inn, Port Washington, L.I.

    • Main Street--Port Washington (N.Y.); Hotels, motels, etc.--Port Washington (N.Y.); Inns--Port Washington (N.Y.); Cove Inn - Port Washington (N.Y.); Old Heidelberg Hotel - Port Washington (N.Y.); Central Hotel - Port Washington (N.Y.); The...
    • Located on the NE corner of Main Street and Shore Road, Cove Inn was built by Gideon Seaman in 1872, demolished in 1933, and originally named the Old Heidelberg Hotel. After Seaman's death in 1891, owner Jerry O'Brien changed the name to the...
    • Central Hotel, Village Square. Port Washington, L.I.

    • Main Street--Port Washington (N.Y.); Hotels, motels, etc.--Port Washington (N.Y.); Inns--Port Washington (N.Y.); Central Hotel - Port Washington (N.Y.); Cove Inn - Port Washington (N.Y.); Old Heidelberg Hotel - Port Washington (N.Y.); The...
    • Built by Gideon Seaman in 1872, this hotel, later the Cove Inn, was originally called the Old Heidelberg. Jerry O'Brien changed the name to the Central Hotel around 1906. The Central Hotel was located at the corner of Main Street and Shore Road.
    • Port Washington Hotel, ca. 1915

    • Streets; Main Street - Port Washington (N.Y.); Hotels, motels, etc.--Port Washington (N.Y.); Port Washington Hotel--Port Washington (N.Y.); Inns--Port Washington (N.Y.);
    • The Port Washington Hotel was located opposite the town dock at 350 Main Street. Also known as Bradley's, it burned down in 1962. Its site was later home to the Moore Building and Daniel Gale Sotheby's International Realty.
    • Old Fashioned Long Island Hog Killing Invitation, 1916

    • Streets; Main Street - Port Washington (N.Y.); Pigs; Festivals--Port Washington (N.Y.); Hotels, motels, etc.--Port Washington (N.Y.); Port Washington Hotel--Port Washington (N.Y.); Bradleys Hotel--Port Washington (N.Y.); Bars and restaurants--Port...
    • Reproduction of invitation card sent by John F. Bradley, owner of the landmark Bradley's Hotel and Restaurant at 346 Main Street, to attend a hog-killing contest at his restaurant on January 22, 1916. Once located opposite the Town Dock, Bradley's...
    • Friends of the Port Washington Public Library

    • Port Washington Public Library (Port Washington, N.Y.)--History; Port Washington Public Library (Port Washington, N.Y.). Friends;
    • Standing: Dorothy Christ, Fran Stein, Peggy Gold, Edward Bostick, June Wood, Jan Reinhardt, Pat Hessel, Dr. William Wald. Seated: Mildred Hewitt, Carol Houser, Roseanne Walker, Marie Steel.
    • Railroad Commuters at L.I.R.R. Station, Port Washington, ca. 1937

    • Main Street - Port Washington (N.Y.); Railroads--Buildings; Long Island Rail Road Station Port Washington (N.Y.); Long Island (N.Y.)--Description and travel; Railways; Trains, Railroad; Electric railroads; Labor supply; Men--Employment;...
    • Commuter pick up in Port Washington after work day in Manhattan, ca. 1937--cars and pedestrians in front of the station located on Main Street. In 1937, Port Washington was experiencing rapid growth in both population and the local businesses to...
    • Port Sales Corporation, Interior.

    • Streets; Main Street - Port Washington (N.Y.); Automobiles; Studebaker automobile; Automobile--Design and construction; Stores and shops; Port Sales Corporation--Port Washington (N.Y.);
    • Interior of Port Sales Corporation, Port Washington [NY], showing 1950 Studebaker models. The 1950 Studebaker Champion Starlight Coupe, shown at right, marked a sharp break from earlier car designs with its center "nose" which mimicked futuristic...
    • Port Washington Hotel, Port Washington, L.I.

    • Streets; Main Street--Port Washington (N.Y.); Port Washington Hotel--Port Washington (N.Y.);
    • Port Washington Hotel, shown shortly after the first section of the Port Washington Town Dock was completed in 1908, was built in the 1870s by Peter Hults. John F. Bradley purchased the hotel in 1905 and later renamed it Bradleys. Bradley's Seafood...
    • Port Washington Hotel, ca. 1900

    • Streets; Main Street - Port Washington (N.Y.); Port Washington Hotel--Port Washington (N.Y.);
    • Port Washington Hotel, ca. 1900, as viewed from the Manhasset Bay shoreline along lower Main Street at the current location of the Port Washington town dock. A famous Port Washington landmark for nearly a century until it was destroyed by fire in...
    • Horse Trough on Main Street, Port Washington

    • Streets; Main Street - Port Washington (N.Y.); Water supply--Port Washington (N.Y.); Horses; Cove Inn--Port Washington (N.Y.); Port Washington News--Port Washington (N.Y.);
    • Horse trough built after a fund drive in 1908 sponsored by Port Washington News founder William Hyde to provide drinking water for local horses, located in front of the old Cove Inn at the corner of Main Street and Shore Road. Built solidly out of...
    • Methodist Church Parsonage, Port Washington, L.I.

    • Streets; Main Street - Port Washington (N.Y.); Churches--Port Washington (N.Y.); First Methodist Church--Port Washington (N.Y.); United Methodist Church of Port Washington--Port Washington (N.Y.);
    • The Parsonage of the Methodist Church, which stood on the present site of the Port Washington Public Library, ca. 1930. In this photo, taken from the location perspective of Locust Avenue, the spire of the church is visible in the background.
    • Cow Bay Inn, Exterior

    • Main Street--Port Washington (N.Y.); Bars and restaurants--Port Washington (N.Y.); Cow Bay Inn--Port Washington (N.Y.); Saloons; Taverns;
    • Located at 402 Main Street in Port Washington, Cow Bay Inn was named after Cow Bay, the original name for Manhasset Bay, while Port Washington was originally named Cow Neck. It enjoyed popularity in the 1930s, when it was owned by James Villani.
    • Louie's Shore Restaurant

    • Main Street--Port Washington (N.Y.); Bars and restaurants--Port Washington (N.Y.); Louie's Shore Restaurant--Port Washington (N.Y.); Louie's Oyster Bar & Grille--Port Washington (N.Y.);
    • Side view showing the restaurant's private dock where boaters are able to moor for access. Before its sale in 2002, Louie's Shore Restaurant, now known as Louie's Oyster Bar & Grille, had been in the Zwerlein family for nearly 100 years and is a...
    • Cow Bay Inn, Interior

    • Main Street--Port Washington (N.Y.); Bars and restaurants--Port Washington (N.Y.); Cow Bay Inn--Port Washington (N.Y.); Saloons; Taverns;
    • Located at 402 Main Street in Port Washington, Cow Bay Inn was named after Cow Bay, the original name for Manhasset Bay, while Port Washington was originally named Cow Neck. It enjoyed popularity in the 1930s, when it was owned by James Villani.
    • North Side of Main Street Business Section, Port Washington, Looking West, ca. 1999

    • Streets; Main Street--Port Washington (N.Y.); Bars and restaurants; Ayhan's Shish-Kebab Restaurant--Port Washington (N.Y.); Stores and shops; Red Door Antiques--Port Washington (N.Y.); Giles Antiques--Port Washington (N.Y.);
    • Lower Main Street showing Ayhan's Shish-Kebab restaurant in rt foreground at #283, built in 1880. Previously it was both Barney Jacobs' Dry Goods Store and the Old Homestead Restaurant. Next door, at #287-289, Red Door Antiques and Giles Antiques...
    • Spectators at the 1971 Port Washington Memorial Day Parade

    • New York (N.Y.)--Suburbs and environs; Suburban Life; Parades; National holidays; Memorial Day; Streets; Main Street--Port Washington (N.Y.); Saloons; Taverns; Flobet Tavern--Port Washington (N.Y.);
    • Spectators along Main Street near Port Washington Blvd. watching 1971 Port Washington Memorial Day Parade in front of longstanding eatery Flobet Cafe, 43 Main Street.
    • Plaza Building

    • Streets; Main Street - Port Washington (N.Y.); Stores and shops; Plaza Stationery--Port Washington (N.Y.); H. Katims Optometrist--Port Washington (N.Y.); Radio--Equipment and supplies; General Radio and Television--Port Washington (N.Y.); Duells...
    • Plaza Building, located at #72- 88 Main Street, Port Washington [NY], ca. 1948, housed several prominent local businesses, including Plaza Stationery (later Starbucks location) Duell's Meat Market and long-standing tenant H. Katims Optometrist,...
    • Port Sales Corporation - Front View

    • Streets; Main Street - Port Washington (N.Y.); Sales and shops; Port Sales Corporation--Port Washington (N.Y.); Boats and boating; Automobiles; Studebaker automobile;
    • Boat and car showroom, ca. 1949, at the corner of Main Street and Central Drive in Port Washington [NY]. From this perspective, the "Boats" sign is visible on the building's northwest corner.
    • Port Washington Yacht Club Promotional Flyer

    • Yacht Clubs--Port Washington (N.Y.); Port Washington Yacht Club (N.Y.); Publicity--Yacht clubs; Posters; Yachts and yachting; Port Washington (N.Y.)--Social life and customs;
    • This early Port Washington Yacht Club event flyer highlights the expanding social activities of the club. Entertainment committees, a year-round bootlegger and various family functions were signs that the 1920s was a lively period at PWYC.
    • Toms Point, Manhasset Isle and Manhasset Bay, Aerial View, ca. 1927

    • Toms Point--Port Washington (N.Y.); Manhasset Isle--Port Washington (N.Y.); Road construction--Port Washington (N.Y.); Aerial views--Port Washington (N.Y.);
    • Guarding the entrance to Port Washington, Toms Point (right tip of Manhasset Isle, foreground) shows the way to the town docks, left. The grid marks for future streets in the soon-to-be-developed Manhasset Isle may be seen in this 1927 survey photo.
    • Port Washington Community Services

    • Streets; Main Street - Port Washington (N.Y.);
    • Founded in 1909, Port Washington Community Services was located at 225 Main Street, a building purchased in 1922 by the Village Welfare Society, which changed its name in 1950 to Port Washington Community Services. More recently, Port Counseling...
    • Nautical Exhibition Visitors at Port Washington Public Library, May, 1992

    • Exhibitions; Nautical history--Port Washington (N.Y.); Local History Center--Port Washington (N.Y.); Archives--Port Washington (N.Y.); Long Island (N.Y.)--Description and geography; Local history; Oral history--Port Washington (N.Y.);
    • Cross-Currents, an exhibition curated by Local History Center Director and author Elly Shodell, focused on the people, places, values, identities, times, traditions and artifacts of Long Island's rich nautical history. The exhibit was held at Port...

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