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    • [Idle Hour Estate Mansion]

    • Vanderbilt, William K. (William Kissam), 1849-1920 - Homes and haunts
      Dwellings - New York (State) - Oakdale
      Mansions - New York (State) - Oakdale
    • Northwest view from across the Connetquot River of Idle Hour, home of William K. Vanderbilt. The Beaux Arts-style mansion was designed by architect Richard Howland Hunt and built in 1900. Postmark and handwritten message on back.
      Postmark:...
    • Idelhour [sic] Residence of William K. Vanderbilt, Oakdale, L.I.

    • Vanderbilt, William K. (William Kissam), 1849-1920 - Homes and haunts
      Dwellings - New York (State) - Oakdale
      Mansions - New York (State) - Oakdale
    • View of north side of Idle Hour, home of William K. Vanderbilt. The Beaux Arts-style mansion was designed by architect Richard Howland Hunt and built in 1900. Postmark and handwritten message on front and back.
      Postmark: "Brooklyn, N.Y....
    • "Idlehour" W. K. Vanderbilt's Summer Residence, Oakdale, L.I.

    • Vanderbilt, William K. (William Kissam), 1849-1920 - Homes and haunts
      Dwellings - New York (State) - Oakdale
      Mansions - New York (State) - Oakdale
    • View of east side of Idle Hour, home of William K. Vanderbilt. The Beaux Arts-style mansion was designed by architect Richard Howland Hunt and built in 1900. Postmark and handwritten message on back.
      Postmark: "Bohemia, Sep 25,...
    • [East Gatehouse, W.K.Vanderbilt Estate, Oakdale, L.I.]

    • Vanderbilt, William K. (William Kissam), 1849-1920 - Homes and haunts
      Dwellings - New York (State) - Oakdale
      Mansions - New York (State) - Oakdale
    • Gatehouse on the William K. Vanderbilt Estate. Postmark and handwritten message on back.
      Postmark: "Oakdale, Dec 13, 1907."
      Addressee: "Miss Hedwich Operbeck, c/o Mrs. J. Lvegrove, 65 Rue Lauriston, Paris, France"
      Message addressed to...
    • Residence of Frederick G. Bourne, Indian Neck Hall, Oakdale, L.I.

    • Bourne, Frederick Gilbert, 1851-1919 - Homes and haunts
      Indian Neck Hall (Oakdale, N.Y.)
      Oakdale (N.Y.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
      Oakdale (N.Y.) -- History
    • Indian Neck Hall, home of Frederick G. Bourne, viewed from the north. Completed in 1900, the building was designed by architect Ernest Flagg. Postmark and handwritten message on back.
      Postmark: "Oakdale, Aug 10, 9AM"
      Addressee: "Miss...
    • [Grand Canal, Idle Hour Estate]

    • Vanderbilt, William K. (William Kissam), 1849-1920 -- Homes and haunts
      Dwellings - New York (State) - Oakdale
      Mansions -- New York (State) -- Oakdale
    • View of bridge over Grand Canal on the William K. Vanderbilt estate known as Idle Hour. Postmark and handwritten message on back.
      Postmark: "Dec 18, 1907"
      Addressee: "Mr. James Lovegrove 65 Rue Lauriston Paris France"
      Message: "DJ. Wish...
    • The F.G. Bourne Gate Lodge, Oakdale, L.I.

    • Bourne, Frederick Gilbert, 1851-1919 - Homes and haunts
      Indian Neck Hall (Oakdale, N.Y.)
      Oakdale (N.Y.) - History
    • View from Montauk Highway looking south through the gates of the Frederick G. Bourne estate. The gate lodge is on the right. Postmark and handwritten message on back. "1908" stamped on front of card.
      Postmark: "Bayport, Jul 1"...
    • South Country Road, Oakdale, L.I.

    • Roads -- New York (State) -- Oakdale
      Oakdale (N.Y.) -- History
    • Scenic view of South Country Road (present day Montauk Highway) showing two automobiles in the distance. Handwritten message and postmark on back.
      Postmark: Sayville, N.Y. Sep 16, 5:30 PM, 1911"
      Addressee: "Dr. [illegible], St. Johns...
    • St. John's Church.  Oakdale, L.I.

    • Church buildings -- New York (State) -- Oakdale
      Oakdale (N.Y.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
      Oakdale (N.Y.) -- History
    • St. John's Episcopal Church on the north side of Montauk Highway. Built in 1765. Postmark and address on back.
      Postmark: "Oakdale Station, N.Y. 1905, Aug 7, 9 AM"
      Addressee: "Mrs. Lester G. Douglas, West Hurley, Ulster Co., N.Y."
    • Stirrup-Cup Castle Oakdale, Long Island, N.Y.

    • Oakdale (N.Y.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
      Oakdale (N.Y.) -- History
    • Color view of the garden behind the Stirrup-Cup Castle restaurant in Oakdale, Long Island. Additional information from card: Adolph Klug, Host. Tel. Sayville 889
      Postmark and handwritten message on back.
      Postmark: "Oakdale Station, N.Y. 6 PM...
    • [Southern View of Idle Hour Mansion with Connetquot River]

    • Vanderbilt, William K. (William Kissam), 1849-1920 -- Homes and haunts
      Dwellings - New York (State) - Oakdale
      Mansions -- New York (State) -- Oakdale
    • View of William K. Vanderbilt's Idle Hour mansion from the south showing the Connetquot River. The Beaux Arts-style mansion was designed by architect Richard Howland Hunt and built in 1900. Postmark and handwritten message on back.
      Postmark:...
    • Vanderbilt's Well, Oakdale, L.I.

    • Vanderbilt, William K. (William Kissam), 1849-1920 - Homes and haunts
      Dwellings - New York (State) - Oakdale
      Mansions - New York (State) - Oakdale
    • Hand-colored view of well on Idle Hour estate, home of William K. Vanderbilt. Postmark and handwritten message on front.
      Postmark:"Sep 29 1906"
      Addressee: "Miss Nellie Van Emmerick, Oakdale Long Island N.Y."
      Message: "Yours Very Truly...
    • Heloise Amoros

    • Actors; Shoes;
    • Black and white photograph of vaudeville actress Heloise Amoros posing in her lace-up dance shoes. Postmark: No postmark present. Alfred Werner Jr. c/o Paul Garrisicj, 104 East 14th Street, New York City, N.Y."I am longing to see you and hope I...
    • South Main Street, Freeport, L. I.

    • Main Street--Freeport (N.Y.); Street railroads
    • Color postcard of South Main Street looking at the intersection of Merrick Road. tracks run down the middle of the street. Postmark: Postmark: "Freeport, N.Y. Nov 21 12 M, Sidney, N.Y. Nov 22 7 PM" Addressee and Address: Miss Maude Nichols,...
    • Bathing at Freeport

    • Woodcleft Canal--Freeport (N.Y.); Woodcleft Inn--Freeport (N.Y.); Bathing
    • Black and white view of the bathing pavilion located at the north end of Woodcleft Canal. The Woodcleft Inn is in the background to the left. A few bathers are in the water. Postmark: "Greenport, NY, March 7, 1908. 7:30 p.m." Additional...
    • Catholic Fresh Air Home Freeport, L.I.

    • Orphanages
    • Black and white postcard of the Catholic Fresh Air Home which was orignally the Woodcleft Inn. It was located on Front Street at the north end of Woodcleft canal. Postmark Brooklyn, N.Y. July 23, 1937 9 PM and: Mrs. L. Herberger, 155 Atlantic Ave.,...
    • First National Bank and Trust Company, Freeport, L.I.

    • First National Bank and Trust Company--Freeport (N.Y.); Bank buildings; Sunrise Highway--Freeport (N.Y.)
    • Colorized postcard of the First National Bank and Trust Company, Freeport, L.I. located on Sunrise Highway. Postmark: "Freeport, N.Y., August 22, 1962, 12 p.m." Addressee and Address: "Mr. and Mrs. D. Schoen, c/o Stewart, Mountainview Hse,...
    • Water Works, Freeport Park, Freeport, L. I.

    • Freeport Water Department--Freeport (N.Y.); Pumping stations;
    • Colorized postcard of the first Freeport Water Works built in 1893. It was located on Olive Boulevard (now Sunrise Highway). The first tap opened in 1894. A municipal water service was established because the wooden high school on Pine burned...
    • Excursion Grove. Valley Grove, Northport, L.I. Controlled by the Iron Steamboat Co.

    • Eaton’s Neck (N.Y.); Picnic grounds -- New York (State) -- Eaton’s Neck; Sports & recreation facilities -- New York (State) – Eaton’s Neck; Trails and paths -- New York (State) -- Eaton’s Neck; Buildings -- New York (State) -- Eaton’s Neck; People...
    • Located on Eaton’s Neck, Valley Grove was a popular picnic area that began its operations in 1905. The buggy trail behind the pump is now Carlisle Drive, looking east. In the background people pose on the porch of a bungalow.
    • Public Pavillion, Great Neck, L. I.

    • Bathing Beaches -- New York (State) -- Great Neck; Bathing Beaches -- Little Neck Bay; Piers -- Great Neck (N.Y.); Swimmers -- New York (State) -- Great Neck
    • Black and white view of the pier, beach, grounds, and building at the public bathing pavillion that once stood near the end of Steamboat Road. Swimmers and other people can be seen in the image.
    • W. K. Vanderbilt's Well, Oakdale, L.I.

    • Vanderbilt, William K. (William Kissam), 1849-1920 - Homes and haunts
      Dwellings - New York (State) - Oakdale
      Mansions - New York (State) - Oakdale
    • View of man drinking from well on Idle Hour estate, home of William K. Vanderbilt. Postmark and handwritten messages on back.
      Addressee: "Mrs. Sara A. Thompson, Sayville, L.I., Box 570."
      Message: "Dear Mama Arrived here alright, had only a...
    • Valley Grove, Northport, L.I. Controlled by the Iron Steamboat Co.

    • Eaton’s Neck (N.Y.); Bathing -- New York State -- Eaton’s Neck; Piers and wharves -- New York (State) -- Eaton’s Neck; Picnic grounds -- New York (State) -- Eaton’s Neck; Sports and Recreation Facilities -- New York (State) -- Eaton’s Neck
    • The 500 feet long pier and bathing area were at Valley Grove, an excursion grounds operated from 1905 to 1919 by Ben Mitchell on land leased on Eaton’s Neck from Mary E. Jones. The Iron Steamboat Company had the exclusive rights to transport...
    • [Freeport Harness Store]

    • Businesses, Retail Horses
    • Black and white postcard of the Freeport Harness Store located at 68 South Main Street. Postmark: Freeport, NY, Jun 8, 12 PM. Addressee and Address: Mrs. J.C. Brady, Rushford, Allegany Co., NY. Message: Have been too busy to write but all are...
    • [W.K. Vanderbilt's Well, Oakdale, L.I.]

    • Vanderbilt, William K. (William Kissam), 1849-1920 - Homes and haunts
      Dwellings - New York (State) - Oakdale
      Mansions - New York (State) - Oakdale
    • View of well on Idle Hour estate, home of William K. Vanderbilt. Illegible postmark and handwritten message on back.
      Addressee: "Master & Miss James, Annie, Willy Lovegrove, Rue Lauriston 65, Paris, France"
    • Fulton Street, L. I., N. Y.

    • Fulton Street--Freeport (N.Y.); Merrick Road--Freeport (N.Y.); Streets
    • Black and white postcard of Fulton Street with stores lining the street. Adolph Levy's store is to the right. Postmark: "Freeport, Oct 8, 8 a.m.; Oceanside, 1909." Addressee and Address: Mr. Herbert F. Hill, Oceanside, L. I." Message: "Dear...
    • The Stepping Stone Light, L. I. (II - Color)

    • Stepping Stones Light -- New York;Lighthouses -- New York;Shorelines -- Little Neck (N.Y.);Little Neck Bay
    • Colorized, close up view of the Stepping Stones Light, surrounding waters, and the shoreline of Little Neck Bay. The Stepping Stones Light was built and first lit in 1877, and automated in 1967. The surface level rocks, which the Stepping Stones...
    • Vanderbilt Lake, Oakdale L.I.

    • Vanderbilt, William K. (William Kissam), 1849-1920 - Homes and haunts
      Dwellings - New York (State) - Oakdale
      Mansions - New York (State) - Oakdale
    • View of stairs and boatdock on the William K. Vanderbilt estate. Handwritten message on front, two postmarks on back.
      Postmark: "Oakdale, Jul 29, 1907 9AM" ; "White Plains N.Y.Jul 29, 1907, 3:30 PM"
      Addressee: "Mr. Emerson Peppard, 32...
    • Udall's Bridge, Great Neck, L. I.

    • Udall's Bridge (Great Neck, N.Y.);Udall's Pond (Great Neck, N.Y.);Bridges -- Great Neck (N.Y.);Saddle Rock, N.Y.
    • Same image/card as gnlpc0017, with different transcription and postmark on card back. Colorized view of Udall's Bridge, later known as the Saddle Rock Bridge, and rededicated on December 27, 2001 by the Village of Saddle Rock and Nassau County as...
    • Udals Pond and Bridge, Great Neck, L. I.

    • Udall's Bridge (Great Neck, N.Y.);Udall's Pond (Great Neck, N.Y.);Bridges -- Great Neck (N.Y.);Weeping willow -- Great Neck (N.Y.)
    • Same image/card as gnlpc0027, with different transcription and postmark on card back. Colorized view of Udall's Pond (note misspelling on card), the entrance to Udall's bridge from the Kings Point side, and two weeping willows that once flanked the...
    • Church of our Holy Redeemer, Freeport, L.I.

    • Our Holy Redeemer Catholic Church--Freeport (N.Y.); Catholic churches;
    • Colorized postcard of the original Roman Catholic Church, Our Holy Redeemer. It was located on the south side of Pine Street near South Grove Street. The original shingle style building was opened in 1900 and replaced by a larger church in...
    • [Bridal Path]

    • Hempstead Lake State Park--West Hempstead (N.Y.); Parks--West Hempstead (N.Y.)
    • Black and white postcard of Hempstead Lake State Park bridal path. Postcard shows woman on horseback on bridal path with picnic benches in the background. Front of postcard states "Bridal Path, State Park, Hempstead, L.I." Postmark April 20, 1939....
    • Methodist Episcopal Church, Freeport, L.I.

    • Methodist churches; Methodist church buildings
    • Black and white postcard of the Methodist Episcopal Church loacted on Pine Street. Postmark: "Freeport, N.Y., June 24, 8 p.m." Addressee and Address: "Mrs. M. Joy, 795 Putman Ave., Brooklyn, N.Y." Message: "Dear Mollie, We will look for you...
    • Woodcleft Beach and Canal, Freeport, L. I.

    • Woodcleft Canal--Freeport (N.Y.); Boats
    • Black and white postcard of the north end of Woodcleft Canal with four homes on the west side and moored boats. Postmark: Freeport, NY, Aug 13, 1914 8 AM Addressee and Address: Miss Kathryne Morgan, Ghent, Columbia Co., N.Y. c/o J.J. Valkenburgh...
    • Greetings from Great Neck, Long Island, N.Y.

    • Shorelines;Bodies of Water;Sun -- Rising and Setting;
    • Colorized view of a generic rocky shoreline, water and sunset (or sunrise). This is most likely a drawn or enhanced photo image that was used for numerous cards, with the name and geographical information changed for each one. KINGS POINT postmark,...
    • Imperial Hotel, Freeport, L. I.

    • Imperial Hotel--Freeport (N.Y.); Hotels;
    • Black and white postcard of the three abd one half story hotel building at 99 Rose Street. It is also known as the South Shore Hotel and the Grove Hotel. Postmark: Freeport, NY, Jun 5, 1907, 8 PM., Greenport, NY, Jun 6, 1907, 8:30 AM Addressee...

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