Photographer Captures History of Port Jeff

Photographer Arthur S. Greene shot photos of Port Jefferson in the late 19th and early 20th century, documenting what life was like for villagers back then.

Arthur S. Greene was a professional photographer working on the north shore of Long Island from the turn of the 20th century up until his death in 1955. He took pictures during the early days of photography preserving what life was like in the area for generations to come. Earlier this year, the showed over 120 photographs in an exhibit of his work. Here we present a sampling of some of Greene's work couresty of Port Jefferson village's historical archive.

Check the village website to purchase a high-resolution copies of images shown here or others in the village's digital archive’s collection. Not all photos are available so check to see if the owner of the original grants permission.


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