Spotlight Collection

Port Washington Maritime Collection

For April and May, New York Heritage Digital Collections proudly spotlights the Port Washington Maritime Collection from Port Washington Public Library - Local History Center.


From the collection description:

The Port Washington Maritime Collection features materials from the Local History Center that relate to the regions rich maritime history and traditions. Original items in this collection include digital reproductions of oral histories, various black-and-white and color photographs, postcards, a tintype and a number of other ephemera that reflect a town that has grown up on Manhasset Bay and Long Island Sound. Materials featured in this digital collection include items from the following larger local history collections which may be explored in the Local History Room:

  • A Centennial History
  • The Aviation Collection
  • Christensen Photographs
  • Dorothea Hahn Photographs
  • The Harold Rudd Papers
  • The Hewlett Family Papers
  • The Leiber Family Papers
  • The Long Island Collection
  • The Map Collection
  • The Maritime Collection
  • The McCann Photo Album
  • The Oscar G. Petersen Collection
  • The Port Washington Photographs
  • The Port Washington Postcard Collection
  • The Sand Mining Collection
  • The Sands Point Collection

The Port Washington Public Library is a member of the Long Island Library Resources Council, a member of the Empire State Library Network.