Steeped in a rich maritime history dating back to the whaling era, today’s Greenport is a lively, colorful village that celebrates its seafaring heritage while also embracing its newer status as a fun and trendy North Fork getaway destination.
Walking along its streets, you get the sense of a place that has preserved its past without sacrificing the need for growth and change. In doing so, Greenport has become a very special and unique locale that is both quaint and modern, sweetly tranquil and yet pulsating with vibrant energy at the same time.
This book celebrates Greenport's heritage in historic and contemporary images that highlight the uniqueness of this Long Island locale.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR(S)
Born and raised in Queens, Richard Panchyk attended prestigious Stuyvesant High School in Lower Manhattan. It was during an elective senior year class on New York City history that he first became fascinated with the story of the Big Apple. He published his first book at age 21, and since then has authored or edited 25 books. His New York City books include: German New York City, Catholic New York City, New York City Skyscrapers, and New York City History for Kids. He has also authored four books on Long Island's history, and four books on American history.
PUBLISHER: America Through Time
STATE: New York
DIMENSIONS: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)