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    • Aerial View of Port Washington [NY] Shoreline, Looking West

    • Streets; Main Street - Port Washington (N.Y.); Photography, aerial; Main Street School--Port Washington (N.Y.); Public schools--Port Washington (N.Y.); Seashore;
    • Aerial view of Port Washington's shoreline and lower Main Street area, ca. 1940. The Main Street School, shown in the center of the photo, has served as a local landmark and learning center since its opening in 1909.
    • Main Street School Dedication, September, 1909

    • Streets; Main Street - Port Washington (N.Y.); Main Street School--Port Washington (N.Y.); Public schools--Port Washington (N.Y.); Buildings, School; Community centers;
    • The dedication ceremony of the historic Main Street School on September 17, 1909, with townspeople gathered on specially-created bleachers to hear prominent speakers. Serving first as Port Washington's only high school and later as a junior high...
    • Graduating Class of Main Street School High School, 1911

    • Streets; Main Street - Port Washington (N.Y.); Main Street School--Port Washington (N.Y.); Public schools--Port Washington (N.Y.); Buildings, School;
    • The second ever to graduate from the Main Street School High School, the entire class of 1911 consisted of five young men, l to r, back row: Everitt Mitchell, Gustave Simon, George Allen; front row: Russell McKee and Stephen Cocks. It was the only...
    • Map of Upper Main Street, Port Washington, 1914

    • Streets; Main Street - Port Washington (N.Y.); Metropolitan areas; New York (N.Y.)--Suburbs and environs; Maps; Historical;
    • 1914 map of Central Port Washington featuring upper Main Street shows paved streets highlighted in pink, brick, stone or concrete buildings highlighted in red, and multi-storied buildings noted by number. The Long Island R.R. Passenger Depot is...
    • Port Washington Trolley

    • Streets; Main Street - Port Washington (N.Y.); Street railroads; Electric railroads; Street cars; Trolley cars; New York and North Shore Traction Company--New York (N.Y.); Mineola, Roslyn & Port Washington Line;
    • The Main Street Port Washington Trolley ran from 1908 through 1920. In this photo, Conductor & Motorman Fox and Olsen stand in front of the Mineola, Roslyn & Port Washington Trolley at the end of the in Mineola. Mineola Village Hall is visible in...
    • Rose Day in Port Washington, 1942

    • Streets; Main Street - Port Washington (N.Y.); World War, 1939-1945; Community life; Roses;
    • The street rose sale by local high school girls on 'Rose Day 1942' was an advance promotion for the Flower Show and Harvest Festival to be held by the Port Washingon War Council as part of the campaign for the Defense fund. This was one of many...
    • Port Washington Youth Center

    • Streets; Main Street - Port Washington (N.Y.); Youth; Youth--Employment; Labor; Adolescents; Teenagers; Young adults; Homes; Residences;
    • The Youth Center was sponsored by the Port Washington War Council and officially dedicated on May 6, 1944, with a gathering of 300 boys and girls in attendance--many of whom had been involved in painting, plastering and furnishing the a formerly...
    • 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...
    • Map of Lower Main Street, Port Washington, 1914

    • Streets; Main Street - Port Washington (N.Y.); Metropolitan areas; New York (N.Y.)--Suburbs and environs; Maps, Historical;
    • 1914 map of Central Port Washington featuring lower Main Street shows paved streets highlighted in pink, brick, stone or concrete buildings highlighted in red, and multi-storied buildings noted by number. The trolley path is indicated down Main...
    • Great Fire of 1922 on Main Street, Port Washington

    • Streets; Main Street - Port Washington (N.Y.); Fires--Port Washington (N.Y.); Stores and shops; Electric power plants;
    • Aftermath of January 23, 1922 fire, later known as the Muzante fire, which swept through businesses on the north side of Main Street, across from the railroad station. The Nassau Light and Power substation, Muzante building and Barney McCourt's...
    • 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...
    • Fleming Building, Port Washington, L.I., N.Y.

    • Streets; Main Street - Port Washington (N.Y.); Buildings; Fleming Building--Port Washington (N.Y.);
    • Fleming Building, 65 Main Street, on the corner of Herbert and Main Streets. Located directly across from the Long Island Rail Road Station in Port Washington, the Fleming Building was a well known landmark because of its distinctive Tudor-style...
    • Main St, Port Washington, L.I., ca. 1910

    • Streets; Main Street - Port Washington (N.Y.);(N.Y.); Hotels; Victoria Hotel--Port Washington (N.Y.);
    • Looking east on Main Street from Evergreen Ave, nr LIRR station. Victoria Hotel is at rt, on south side of Main Street. Barney McCourt's Hotel and Cafe, destroyed in the fire of 1922, is at left.
    • 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 Sales Corporation, Side View.

    • Streets; Main Street - Port Washington (N.Y.); Boats and boating; Automobiles; Studebaker automobile; Stores and shops; Port Sales Corporation - Port Washington (N.Y);
    • Boat and Studebaker automobile showroom at the corner of Main Street and Central Drive. From this perspective, the Studebaker sign is visible. This photo dates from 1949, when the 1950 Studebaker models, showing radical revisions and styling...
    • 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 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...
    • Railroad Station, Port Washington, ca. 1903

    • Streets; Main Street - Port Washington (N.Y.); Railroads; Trains, Railroad; Buildings; Long Island Railroad Station--Port Washington (N.Y.);
    • Port Washington Railroad Station ca. 1903, five years after the line was extended past Great Neck with the building of the Manhasset Bay Aqueduct Bridge. At the time it was built, land around the station was mostly farmland and rolling hills.
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Beacon Service Station, Port Washington, ca. 1946

    • Streets; Main Street - Port Washington (N.Y.); Automobiles--Service stations; Tydol Service Station--Port Washington (N.Y.); Beacon Service Station--Port Washington (N.Y.);
    • Beacon Service Station, a Tydol station, was located at 122 Main Street, at the corner of Mackey Avenue and next door to the Beacon Theater. From 1938 to 1955, Associated Tide Water Oil Company operated Tydol Flying A stations on the East Coast and...
    • Port Washington Public Library, June, 1970

    • Streets; Main Street - Port Washington (N.Y.); Library buildings--Port Washington (N.Y.);
    • Port Washington Public Library, 245 Main Street, as it appeared in 1970, prior to its later expansion and address change to One Library Drive. At the time of its opening, the building was recognized for the unusual board-formed concrete...
    • Port Washington Delegation to the Inauguration of President Teddy Roosevelt, 1905

    • Streets; Main Street - Port Washington (N.Y.); Presidents--United States--Inauguration; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Republican Party (U.S.); Long Island Rail Road Station Port Washington (N.Y.);
    • Delegation ready to depart from Port Washington Railroad Station to attend President Theodore Roosevelt inaugural in Washington D.C., March, 1905. As the first time Port Washington was represented at a presidential inauguration, the group was led...
    • Port Washington News Building, 166 Main Street, ca. 1911

    • Streets; Main Street - Port Washington (N.Y.); Newspapers; Port Washington News--Port Washington (N.Y.);
    • The Port Washington News, founded by William H. Hyde, an avid fisherman, in 1903, was originally printed in New York City. In 1910, Hyde built a one-story building at 166 Main Street which became the newspaper's printing office. Hyde supported the...
    • Port Washington Public Library, 2007

    • Streets; Main Street - Port Washington (N.Y.); Libraries; Library buildings--Port Washington (N.Y.); Public libraries--Nassau County (N.Y.);
    • Current external view of the Port Washington Public Library, 2007, located on the southwest corner of Main Street and Library Drive. The latest renovations added more public and office space, book and media collections, new programs, a Local...
    • Railroad's Morning Express for New York, Port Washington, L.I., ca. 1910

    • Streets; Main Street - Port Washington (N.Y.); Railways; Trains; Railroads--Buildings; Long Island Railroad Station--Port Washington (N.Y.); New York, Chicago and St. Louis Railroad--Long Island (N.Y.); Nickel Plate Road--Long Island (N.Y.); Steam...
    • Long Island Rail Road "Morning Express" train, shown leaving Port Washington for New York via steam engine, ca. 1910. The line was electrified in 1913. The rail car on the adjacent track bears the name New York, Chicago and St. Louis Railroad,...
    • 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.

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