Connections: Portraits exploring relationships between Port residents and unique art from our collections.
This photographic exhibition looks at personal connections to original works of art. Each historical painting, etching, photograph, map and graphic has played a role in the lives of the men, women and children who are portrayed here. Look at your
This short documentary film was produced by the Local History Center to give an overview of the rich history of nautical life in Port Washington. From clamming to yacht clubs, let this video introduce you to the ways in which
Stanley Gerard Mason (1895-1975) was Port Washington’s local photographer and longtime proprietor of the Mason Studio. Mason photographed important local figures…. Mason’s studio camera dates back to around the 1920’s, however, several elements revert to camera models from the mid-to-late-nineteenth
The Port Washington Public Library Local History Center collects and preserves our town’s heritage and makes it available to the public at the library and online. We house photographs, manuscript collections, oral histories, maps, and folk arts projects. Please visit