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Like now, in the early 1900s people spent (Credit: Handout)

Like now, in the early 1900s people spent their days at Sea Cliff Beach in Sea Cliff, or further down from the boardwalk, in the summer.

Looking back at Sea Cliff's history

The Village of Sea Cliff was officially incorporated in 1883, and many of the pastimes people enjoyed there in its infancy are still village favorites today.

The Sea Cliff Fire Department, which now has
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The Sea Cliff Fire Department, which now has 100 volunteer members, has been in use since 1884.

The Battershall Inn, which is now Memorial Park,
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The Battershall Inn, which is now Memorial Park, housed visitors who came to Sea Cliff in the early 1900s.

The Sea Cliff Fire Department had a parade
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The Sea Cliff Fire Department had a parade along Sea Cliff Avenue in 1905.

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Sea Cliff residents and visitors would have picnics
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Sea Cliff residents and visitors would have picnics on the beach with their families in the early 1900s and continue to do so today.

St. Luke's Church Episcopal Church, located at 253
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St. Luke's Church Episcopal Church, located at 253 Glen Ave. in Sea Cliff, was organized in 1889.

The historic Sea Cliff railroad station was restored
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The historic Sea Cliff railroad station was restored to its former glory in 1998.

Residents would picnic while watching baseball games at
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Residents would picnic while watching baseball games at Clifton Park, at the corner of Sea Cliff and Locust avenues in Sea Cliff.

In the early 1900s, men, women and children
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In the early 1900s, men, women and children had lockers to put their things in and swam near Sea Cliff Beach, off the docks at the pavilion.

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Like now, in the early 1900s people spent
(Credit: Handout)

Like now, in the early 1900s people spent their days at Sea Cliff Beach in Sea Cliff, or further down from the boardwalk, in the summer.

Schoelles, located at 232 Sea Cliff Ave. in
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Schoelles, located at 232 Sea Cliff Ave. in Sea Cliff, was in business from the early 1900s until the 1990s. The pharmacy also made homemade ice cream.

Like now, in the early 1900s people spent
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Like now, in the early 1900s people spent their days at Sea Cliff Beach in Sea Cliff, or further down from the boardwalk, in the summer.

People came by ferry to Sea Cliff from
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People came by ferry to Sea Cliff from Rye in the early 1900s.

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