Collection Facts

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Historical Context

Montauk is a major tourist destination and has six state parks. It is particularly famous for its fishing, claiming to have more world saltwater fishing records than any other port in the world. Located 20 miles off the Connecticut coast, it is home to the largest commercial and recreational fishing fleet in New York state.

Scope of Collection

The collection consists of historic postcards from the early 20th Century featuing the many styles of building architecture seen in Montauk.