Selections From My Postcard Collection
These pages contain scans of old postcards I have collected of places I have lived and liked.

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Good Ground (Hampton Bays), NY
Greetings from Good Ground 1910
Good Ground was renamed Hampton Bays in 1922
Good Ground RR Station Leander Squires StoreLeft "Railroad Station at Good Ground, L. I."

Right "Leander Squires Store and Post Office, Good Ground, L. I." mailed in 1916. The Squires were one of the original families to settle in the area.

Hotel Grening Left: "View Of Hotel Grening, Facing Shinnecock Bay, Good Ground, Long Island, N. Y." Right: "Bellows House, Good Ground."

Hampton Bays Main Street Looking West "Hampton Bays, Long Island, N.Y. This beautiful village, surrounded by picturesque bays, is famous for superb boating, bathing and fishing. This is a view of Main Street looking West, late in the afternoon."

Shinnecock Canal "Shinnecock Canal from the Locks, Hampton Bays." That's a railroad bridge in the background and a restaurant at the left. The "Finesse" power boat is moving down the canal.

Hercules in Stony Brook
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Hercules 1906 Canoe Place Inn
Above: Canoe Place Inn, Good Ground, L.I." c1906. It burned in 1921 and was replaced. At the left can be seen Hercules, across the street.
Hercules was the figurehead from the U.S.S. Ohio, built at the Brooklyn Navy Yard in 1820 and dismantled in 1884. The figurehead was then placed across from the inn. For more information on the Canoe Place Inn, Good Ground, and the figurehead, see the Newsday History Page. Hercules is now restored and in a pavilion in Stony Brook (left).

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