Port in Pictures: A Walk through History

...an ongoing Zoom series

Join Chris Bain as he guides you through specific areas of Port Washington's rich history in 30-40 minutes, via Zoom. There will even be time to answer some questions.


The Cow Neck Peninsula Historical Society and Landmark on Main Street are collaborating on this new series of short Zoom presentations, every other month starting September 15, 2020 at 8 pm.

Here are the subjects to be covered, so mark your calendars:

Specific Zoom links for each presentation will be published here in advance of each presentation.

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The Mill Pond Historic District

Join us as we Zoom/Explore:

  • The Mill(s)

  • The School(s)

  • The Hotel(s)

  • The Hyde Bicycle Shop 

  • The Blacksmith

  • The Cato Sands House

  • The Dodge Homestead

  • McKee's General Store

  • ...and much more, all in 30-40 minutes!

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Join us as we Zoom/Explore:

  • The Need

  • The Preceding Schools

  • The Neighborhood

  • The Building

  • The Extension/Expansion

  • The Golden Years

  • The RebIrth

  • ...and much more, all in 30-40 minutes!

  • Click this link to watch the recorded Zoom presentation!


Join us as we Zoom/Explore:

  • The Docks

  • The Mills

  • Wampage Shores

  • A Lighthouse or Two

  • A Hotel and a Guest House

  • Ice Boat Racing

  • Beautiful Sailboats

  • ...and much more, all in 30-40 minutes!

  • Watch the complete video of this presentation here!

Along the Shoreline

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Join us as we Zoom/Explore:

  • Special places in town worthy of historic recognition, from Plandome to Port Washington and Sands Point

  • Historic sites and long-time local businesses

  • Stories that you may not know!

  • Fifteen places (so far) that will amuse and inform you!

  • No legal limitations at all! Just a way to celebrate local history!

  • Register for your free Zoom link by registering at Landmark on Main right here!

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Join us as we Zoom/Explore:

  • The Castles

  • The Beaches

  • The Estates

  • The people you've heard of!

  • Many that you haven't!

  • Including, of course, Jay Gatsby!

Along the Shoreline

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