LIRR arrives in 1898 event in Port Washington

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June 23, 1898 was the most pivotal year in Port Washington's history

Were any of your ancestors living in Port Washington in June of 1898?

If so, it is very likely that on June 23 of that year, they were among the thousands of people who gathered at the new railroad station, to greet the first train to ever arrive in our town.

So join us for a few minutes as we celebrate and commemorate the day, while we mount a Historic Recognition Plaque next to the front door of Port’s LIRR station.

June 23
1 pm
Long Island Railroad Station
Port Washington

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