Parks & Recreation

Public Bathing Beach at the foot of Steamboat Road. It was the first park in the Great Neck District which was established in 1916.

The Village Green on Middle Neck Road, developed in 1921 by the Great Neck Park District.

Great Neck Liberty Band at the bandstand in the Village Green, ca. 1928.

Post card view of the wading pool in Allenwood Park.

Great Neck Athletic Club ca. 1915.

The Airdome, an outdoor movie theater on Middle Neck Road opposite North Road.

Vanderbilt Cup Race Course, 1906. North Hempstead Turnpike (Northern Blvd.) was part of the route.

Motor car at the Vicario Mansion, ca. 1915.

Grace Vicario and Jack, August 1901. Mrs. Vicario was one of the founders of the Great Neck Library.


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