The Cow Neck Peninsula Historical Society


Announcing Cow Neck Walking Tours

On Sunday, May 3, at 11am, the Cow Neck Peninsula Historical Society will launch our first walking tours of the Port Washington shoreline.  Starting at Inspiration Wharf, join a knowledgeable tour guide walking the shoreline to the Port North Dock, opposite Stop & Shop, while you see and hear the fascinating history of early Port Washington.  Topics will include the livelihoods that helped Port develop into the town you know today, including shell fishing, sandmining, and aviation.  Picture the yacht clubs, the tidal mills and much, much more.  On-line Reservations required.  $15 per person.  Check the home page of our website after April 15th for more information and on-line reservations.

"Circa 1644” t-shirts now available on-line!

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Thank you all for remembering our town’s Historical Society in your end of the year giving.  We need your help now to keep our doors open through 2015 and beyond.  We are an all volunteer, not-for-profit organization recognized as tax-exempt under Internal Revenue Code section 501(c)(3).  It is through the generous donations of individuals like you that we are able to care for our town’s historic artifacts and bring school children to the Sands-Willets House to learn about early American history first hand.  Send in your check or make a donation on-line (below) today.  And please remember The Cow Neck Peninsula Historical Society in your will or trust.  

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The Cow Neck Peninsula Historical Society
336 Port Washington Blvd., Port Washington, NY 11050-4530
(516) 365-9074  .