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1934 FIHS Yearbook, The Islander

By |2020-05-29T23:36:12-04:00April 4th, 2020|Documents, School|

1934 The Islander Published by Fishers Island High School We dedicate this issue of THE ISLANDER to the Faculty in an attempt to show our appreciation of their encouragement and assistance in both our classwork and other school activities. ~ The Staff

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1932 FIHS Yearbook, The Islander

By |2020-05-29T23:36:36-04:00April 2nd, 2020|Documents, School|

1932 The Islander Published by Fishers Island High School We launch THE ISLANDER on the crest of the mighty wave, Friendship, the medium through which you helped to make it a success. The Board of Education made it possible for THE ISLANDER to complete its

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Two Historic F.I. Leases Purchased by HLFM

By |2020-04-23T17:09:17-04:00June 16th, 2014|Documents, Island History, Newsletter, Newsletter 2014|

Two Historic F.I. Leases Purchased by HLFM by Pierce Rafferty It may come as a surprise to many that for much of its fabled history Fishers Island was an absentee-owned rental property. From the mid-1600s until the early 1810s, successive generations of island-owning Winthrops more often than not rented out all of Fishers Island

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Archeological Exploration of Fishers Island

By |2020-04-17T13:42:17-04:00February 26th, 2013|Archeology, Documents|

Archeological Exploration of Fishers Island, New York. — H.L. Ferguson's 1935 monograph FOREWARD The archeology of an island close to the mainland must necessarily be of the same culture as that of the adjacent continental peoples, although a more or less isolated existence may have

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Edwin H. Horning — an autobiography

By |2022-06-08T10:13:30-04:00February 26th, 2013|Documents, Natural History|

Edwin H. Horning Edwin H. Horning, who passed away on August 28, 2008, first came to Fishers Island as a school teacher in 1951. He joined the Board of Trustees of the H.L. Ferguson Museum at its inception in 1960 and became the Museum's third curator

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James H. Lyles Ledger

By |2020-05-27T13:05:41-04:00February 26th, 2013|Documents, Island History|

1877 Fishers Island Expense Account for James H. Lyles Trustee March 1877 – Sept 1889 This ledger book records land sales on Fishers Island beginning with the first sales in December 1876 and continuing until the sale of approximately 9/10ths of Fishers Island to the Fergusons in June 1889. It also contains

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ANNUAL EXHIBITION 2022

Dr. Ralph Hoch leading the 1978 Memorial Day parade from a red MG driven by Eddie White. Photo by Charlie Morgan.

YEAR ROUND: A CELEBRATION OF COMMUNITY

The main show chronicles many aspects of the Island’s year-round community with a focus on work, school activities, recreation, and annual events that help bring the Island together.

NOW ON DISPLAY AT THE MUSEUM

This year’s Annual Exhibition will open virtually on this website later this summer.

WINTER VIRTUAL EXHIBIT

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