Could everyone write one simple essay about something that once happened in Saltaire…that they saw or were a part of…and put it on one big website? Somebody should collect a lot of stories before we all forget. Otherwise it is like a line in “On The Beach” : The history of the war that now would never be written.” -(JO'H)
Monday, March 2, 2009
"Dock, Bay Shore, @ 1908 Fully clothed despite the summer heat, these vacationers are leaving their horse-drawn carriage just in time to catch the Point O'Woods ferry that will take them across Great South Bay. At rear center of the photograph is a banner marking the departure spot for Saltaire, a popular resort at the turn of the century. Photograph by Henry Otto Korten, Nassau County Museum."
Suffolk County Long Island in Early Photographs, 1867-1951 (Lightfoot, Martin and Weidman, Dover Publications New York, 1984).
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