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Grace Dunhill, 8, of Shelter Island has many (Credit: Randee Daddona)

Grace Dunhill, 8, of Shelter Island has many choices of candy to pick from at Sweet Indulgences.

Summer Escapes: Greenport

Marking it's 175th anniversary this year, Greenport has turned into a family-friendly tourism hot spot. There are village streets to wander, boutique shops to browse and any number of restaurants to patronize. Bring the kids to this summer destination and make a day of it.

Ruth Marcy, 6, of Exton, Pa., visits Greenport
(Credit: Randee Daddona)

Ruth Marcy, 6, of Exton, Pa., visits Greenport and indulges in giant lollipops from Sweet Indulgences. (July 13, 2013)

John Folk, a blacksmith, forges a spice hook

John Folk, a blacksmith, forges a spice hook at the Village Blacksmith, housed in a former onion barn in Greenport. (July 13, 2013)

Visitors get to watch as John Folk, a

Visitors get to watch as John Folk, a blacksmith, forges a spice hook at the Village Blacksmith, housed in a former onion barn in Greenport. (July 13, 2013)

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The East End Seaport Museum and Marine Foundation

The East End Seaport Museum and Marine Foundation is in a former railroad station in Greenport.

Nick Costanzo of Naples, Fla., shows his daughter

Nick Costanzo of Naples, Fla., shows his daughter Lidia, 3, the fish tank at the East End Seaport Museum.

A visitor to the East End Seaport Museum

A visitor to the East End Seaport Museum looks at a tattoo exhibit on the second level.

A visitor takes a closer look at the
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A visitor takes a closer look at the photographs of tattoos at the East End Seaport Museum and Marine Foundation in Greenport.

Corri Costanzo of Naples, Fla., checks out the

Corri Costanzo of Naples, Fla., checks out the second level at the East End Seaport Museum.

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The East End Seaport Museum and Marine Foundation

The East End Seaport Museum and Marine Foundation is in a former railroad station in Greenport.

In one exhibit at the East End Seaport

In one exhibit at the East End Seaport Museum in Greenport is a table setting that includes the first menu from Claudio's, the oldest family-owned restaurant in the United States, dating back to 1870.

Michael Strausberg of Newton, Mass., takes a ride
(Credit: Randee Daddona)

Michael Strausberg of Newton, Mass., takes a ride on the carousel hoping to get the brass ring, which entiles him to a free ride.

Sweet Indulgences, a gift shop in Greenport, carries
(Credit: Randee Daddona)

Sweet Indulgences, a gift shop in Greenport, carries nostalgic candy sold by the pound. (July 13, 2013)

Sweet Indulgences, a gift shop in Greenport, carries
(Credit: Randee Daddona)

Sweet Indulgences, a gift shop in Greenport, carries nostalgic candy sold by the pound. (July 13, 2013)

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Children discover baskets of sweets at Sweet Indulgences
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Children discover baskets of sweets at Sweet Indulgences in Greenport.

Twins Willa and Harry Donovan, 9, fill a
(Credit: Randee Daddona)

Twins Willa and Harry Donovan, 9, fill a basket of candy at Sweet Indulgences.

Willa Donovan, 9, fills a basket of candy
(Credit: Randee Daddona)

Willa Donovan, 9, fills a basket of candy at Sweet Indulgences.

Will Dunhill, 6, and Lane Cooper Pelham, 7,
(Credit: Randee Daddona)

Will Dunhill, 6, and Lane Cooper Pelham, 7, both from Shelter Island, visit Sweet Indulgences.

Grace Dunhill, 8, of Shelter Island has many
(Credit: Randee Daddona)

Grace Dunhill, 8, of Shelter Island has many choices of candy to pick from at Sweet Indulgences.

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Families with bags of candy leave Sweet Indulgences.
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Families with bags of candy leave Sweet Indulgences.

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