Port Washington's African-American Heritage


Onderdonk Farm Cottage, 1890s

afam116A little house built on Onderdonk Farm for African-American workers and their families.  The farm was situated beyond the present Post Office building.

The First Schoolhouse and Church in Port Washington, 1906

afam067Old Free Church and its schoolhouse.

Port's First Church: Old Free Church

afam072Old Free Church, Port Washington’s first church, was built in November 1906 near Mill Pond.  Services were held for whites and African-Americans.