As the archives consultant at the PWPL Local History Center, I have been digitally scanning photographs from one of our collections, the
John J. Floherty (known as "Captain Jack") was a prolific author and Port Washington mainstay in the first half of
In the 1910s and 1920s, 325 country houses of over 25 rooms were built on Long Island, which became home to
On January 16th, 1920, the 18th Amendment made drinking alcohol illegal. "It was an era," wrote Port Washington News editor
Fontaine Fox (1884-1964), the celebrated "Toonerville Trolley" cartoonist, lived in Port Washington from 1914 to the 1930's. His "Terrible Tempered"