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Annual Exhibition 2020 Now Open

By |2020-06-27T08:40:57+00:00June 27th, 2020|Exhibitions, News|

ANNUAL EXHIBITION 2020 The Coastal Forts of Eastern Long Island Sound: Abandonment, Ruination and Repurposing This year’s exhibition examines the current state of the fort properties that stretch across the Sound from Napatree Point, R.I., to Gardiners Point Island, N.Y. Looking beyond the visually compelling crumbling facades of gun pits,

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Annual Exhibit 2020 Videos

By |2020-06-26T17:58:26+00:00June 26th, 2020|Exhibitions|

ANNUAL EXHIBITION 2020 Videos Napatree Trilogy, URI Coastal Institute Judith Swift & Ayla Fox National Guard at Fort H.G. Wright, circa 1938. Courtesy of U.S. Military History Institute. Howard Best home movies, circa 1954. Courtesy of Dennis and Roz

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Fort H.G. Wright, Fishers Island

By |2020-06-29T16:36:10+00:00June 22nd, 2020|Exhibitions|

ANNUAL EXHIBITION 2020 Fort H.G. Wright, Fishers Island, N.Y. The U.S. Government purchased a 216-acre tract of land at the western tip of Fishers Island in April 1898 in order to establish coast defense fortifications at that site. Fort H.G. Wright, founded in 1900, was a hub of activity through World War II,

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Conversion of Fort Wright’s Building 100

By |2020-06-27T20:42:32+00:00June 21st, 2020|Exhibitions|

ANNUAL EXHIBITION 2020 Conversion of Fort Wright’s Building 100 into Creative Workspace We took on the Ordnance project with two goals in mind - to restore the architectural dignity of the building, and to create a space that serves islanders. Over the last few years, we have made considerable progress towards the first

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Conversion of Fort Wright’s Building 1

By |2020-06-27T20:47:50+00:00June 19th, 2020|Exhibitions|

ANNUAL EXHIBITION 2020 Conversion of Fort Wright’s Building 1 into Artist Studios and Public Space In 2012, Lighthouse Works rented an office space to convert into a studio for Fellow Maya Hayuk. Later that year, a second room in the building was made available to our growing artist residency program. The room that

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Conversion of Fort Wright’s Building 209

By |2020-06-27T20:46:03+00:00June 19th, 2020|Exhibitions|

ANNUAL EXHIBITION 2020 Conversion of the 2nd Floor of Fort Wright’s Building 209 into Housing for Year-Round Residents Walsh Park is proud to be a part of the ongoing revitalization of the Fort Wright area near the ferry landing. The repurposing of the second floor of Building 209 and subsequent rehabilitation of many

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Conversion of Fort Wright’s Building 57

By |2020-06-27T20:44:24+00:00June 19th, 2020|Exhibitions|

ANNUAL EXHIBITION 2020 Conversion of Fort Wright’s Building 57 into Private Living and Work Space After first visiting Fishers in 2008, we felt immediately attracted to the power of its landscape, the unique and complex character of the island and were especially drawn to the underappreciated area around Silver Eel Cove. We also

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Conversion of Fort Wright’s Building 98

By |2020-06-27T20:40:38+00:00June 19th, 2020|Exhibitions|

ANNUAL EXHIBITION 2020 Conversion of Fort Wright’s Building 98 into a Community Center From its beginnings as a commissary building for the Fort Wright army complex, Building 98 has evolved into a center of community activity on Fishers Island. We host regular meetings, workshops, and classes. Our gym is used by a broad

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Fort Michie, Great Gull Island

By |2020-06-27T20:35:09+00:00June 17th, 2020|Exhibitions|

ANNUAL EXHIBITION 2020 Fort Michie, Great Gull Island, N.Y. In 1803, Great Gull and Little Gull islands were purchased by the U.S. Government from a private owner for the purpose of establishing a lighthouse on Little Gull. For almost all of the 19th century, Great Gull and neighboring Plum Island hosted thriving tern

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Battery Wooster, former site of two 8-inch disappearing guns, Fort Mansfield, Napatree Point, R.I. , circa 2011. Photo by John Leuba.

ANNUAL EXHIBITION 2020

The Coastal Forts of Eastern Long Island Sound: Abandonment, Ruination and Repurposing.
Now Open!
 

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