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Reflections of a Bygone Era

Join local historian Orin Finkle as he shares his private collection of photographs of the mansions, gardens and people of early 1900s Long Island.

April 11, 2019 at 2:00pm
The Amsterdam at Harborside
300 E. Overlook,
Port Washington, NY

Refreshments will be served. Guests are welcome.
Complimentary valet parking.

Long Island’s “Gold Coast” has a long legacy of elegance and spectacular architecture. Local historian Orin Finkle has collected the largest archive of historical Long Island mansion material in the country and is coming to The Amsterdam at Harborside to share his vast knowledge with us. Join us and journey into the vestiges of a gilded age on Long Island in the early 1900s.

While you are visiting The Amsterdam, get a glimpse into life at this dynamic retirement community, located in the heart of Long Island’s North Shore. We offer social and life-long learning opportunities, our calendar is full of engaging activities, we have extensive amenities and offer a high quality continuum of care if ever needed—there is truly something for everyone here.

About Orin Finkle: Orin has the largest private archive of period Long Island mansion material in the country. Over the years Finkle has lectured at numerous colleges, libraries and historic societies. He has recently been written about in Newsday and has appeared on News 12 Long Island. He has written over 200 articles on country estates and high society for numerous publications, including The New York Times, Town & Country, North Shore magazine and The Leader.


April 11, 2019
2:00 pm
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