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Title [Sammis' Hotel and the Revolution]
Collection Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks
Photographer Armbruster, Eugene L., 1865-1943
Image ID v1974.022.14.065
Date 1909
Description Text about Sammis' Hotel during the American Revolutionary War, particularly during the Battle of Long Island. It is believed that George Washington baited his horses at the hotel. Also a button was found by a hotel clerk, which is believed to have come from Washington's pistol holster.

Scrapbook page from "Views of Nassau County"
Place Names Long Island (N.Y.)
Hempstead (N.Y.)
Nassau County (N.Y.)
American Revolutionary War
Subject Headings Hotels
War
Revolutions
Guns
Pistols
Buttons
Personal and Corporate Names Washington, George
Sammis Hotel
Copyright Public Domain