The Ferries and Bridges Linking Freeport and Point Washington

Note: The following article was compiled from numerous articles published over the years. Please leave a comment or send an email to if you can correct or clarify this brief history. Thank you! A ferry was established in 1921 that linked Point Washington with the northern communities of Walton… Continue reading

A Wesley Wedding in Point Washington

Marie Louise “Mickey” Wesley and Kenneth Robert “Bob” Swinford were married at the Wesley House (now part of Eden Gardens State Park in Point Washington) on December 19, 1938. In this photograph, the bride, wearing a dark top with a corsage, and her groom were flanked by her parents who… Continue reading