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Can You Identify This Historical Photo?

The Hampton Bays Historical Society digs into its archives.

Each week, we will feature a local historical photo from the archives of the  and ask readers to guess what is pictured, the date the photo was taken and/or what is there today.

If you think you know the answer, let us know in the comment section below. We will let you know if you're right next Friday when we post the next photo challenge.

Last week's photo, according to Brenda Berntson, was of the original Methodist Church, which was built in 1863 and burned in 1906.

For more historial photos from Hampton Bays, click here

Richie September 09, 2012 at 09:46 PM
That's the old Ponquogue Bridge (the drawbridge version), which was replaced in 1986 by the current one. Looks like the photo was taken from the northern end looking south towards the ocean.....near the current Coast Guard station. Judging from the car on the roadway, I'd guess this photo dates back to the late 30s, shortly after the bridge was built as a WPA project during the depression.
bchbum11968 September 10, 2012 at 01:58 PM
It is the old Ponquogue bridge:)
Hbjoker September 10, 2012 at 03:30 PM
It needed a green line down the middle like our Emerald Highway!
jks September 15, 2012 at 07:43 PM
Yes indeed!
Sandy Jacobs November 10, 2012 at 12:55 AM
Great pic! I remember biking over this bridge when I was kid, and thinking it was so big.

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