Click the icon below to download a 30 sec. home movie clip of Cherrywood School opening day - 1958.
(May not download at some connection speeds - if you wish, e-mail me and I'll attach it to a response to you).
If you took a ride around Wantagh in 1961 these are some of the places you'd have seen
Cherrywood Shopping Center. Every kid from the D's came here, (including Arthur).
Daurenheim Nursery, on Jerusalem Ave., (right across the street from Cherrywood Center).
St. Frances de Chantal Church. Arthur's memorial service was held here.
McMurphy's Shopping Center at Wantagh and Park Aves., (near the L.I.R.R. station).
Wantagh Theater on Jerusalem Ave., next to the D Section.
Carvel on Wantagh Ave.
The pictures above are low resolution, so the page loads up quickly. If you'd like to examine one for more detail, such as the name of a store or make of an automobile, Email me, and I'll send you the same picture in high-res.