Where Was This Historical Photo Taken in Shoreham?

Give us your best guess in the comments.

Can you guess which building is shown in this photograph taken in Shoreham at the turn of the 20th century? Put your guess in the comments below. Tell us what the name of the building and for extra credit where it was located. Come back on Friday for the answer.

This picture was snapped by Port Jefferson-based photographer Arthur S. Greene who is locally famous for his images of the North Shore of Long Island. According to Port Jefferson village hsitroian, Ken Brady, Greene worked as a professional photographer from the late 1800s up until his death in 1955. He took pictures during the early days of photography preserving what life was like in the area for generations to come. 

The above image is from the Mimi Oberdorf-Joe Falco Collection and used with permission.

For more historical photos head over to the Port Jefferson Village Center and check out the new exhibit "Mirrors of the Past: Shoreham and Wading River in Historic Photographs."

There will be more than 120 enlarged photos are display and the show is sponsored by the village of Port Jefferson, village of Shoreham, Wading River Historical Society and the Port Jefferson Village Center Conservancy. Show runs through Feb. 28.

Free admission. Call (631) 802-2165 for additional information

Carolyn DiStefano Zeigler January 14, 2013 at 05:09 PM
my guess would be the Shoreham Nuclear Power Plant site.
Amy January 14, 2013 at 11:20 PM
This is The Shoreham Inn aka Wardenclyffe Inn .It was originally owned by Elbert Woodhull and is from the 1800's. This is on Woodville Rd in Shoreham. I grew up right around the block from it.


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