The Cow Neck Peninsula Historical Society

The Cow Neck Peninsula Historical Society

Fall Country Fair!

Saturday, September 10, 2016
10am - 5pm
Sands-Willets House

Barbershop quartet Quatrain

Check out the Fair!!!

Step back in time at the Cow Neck Peninsula Historical Society’s old-fashioned Country Fair featuring loads of activities for both children and adults. Kids will enjoy the petting zoopony rides, old-time Colonial games, and story-time under the trees. Adults won’t want to miss the crafts, Lucy’s fabulous homemade fruit pies & apple butter, our own Dodge Homestead local honeybooksjewelry, and antiques

Everyone will enjoy the Revolutionary War reenactors, country barn treasures, pottery and wool spinning demonstrations, and live entertainment with performances by The Quatrain Barbershop Quartet and our own Front Porch Players. Tours of the historic Sands-Willets House will be given throughout the day. Plenty of free parking. Adults: $6.00 Children 6-12: $3.00, Under 6 are free!

See you at the Fair!!!


Join a knowledgeable tour guide walking the shoreline while you see and hear the fascinating history of early Port Washington. Topics will include the livelihoods that helped Port develop into the town you know today, including shell fishing, sand mining, aviation, plus the tidal mills, the restaurants, the many hotels and much, much more.

Walking Tours
First Saturday and Sunday of every month!
May through October
Next tour: Sunday, September 4th at 11am
(no tour on Saturday this month)

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The Cow Neck Peninsula Historical Society is a not-for-profit organization 
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The Cow Neck Peninsula Historical Society
336 Port Washington Blvd., Port Washington, NY 11050-4530
(516) 365-9074  .