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WATER: The History of Fishers Island’s Supply, Use and Distribution Systems

By |2022-09-23T12:56:21-04:00August 23rd, 2022|Illustrated Lecture|

WATER: The History of Fishers Island’s Supply, Use and Distribution Systems Illustrated Talk with HLFM Director Pierce Rafferty In this recorded illustrated talk, originally presented August 21, 2022, Pierce examines our island’s water sources and chronicles the evolution of our critical water system infrastructure beginning in the 1890s to

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The History of Race Rock Light

By |2022-09-23T12:55:45-04:00July 28th, 2022|Illustrated Lecture|

This video has been made possible thanks to a generous grant from the Jeanann Gray Dunlap Foundation. The History of Race Rock Light (2022) Directed by Marisela La Grave and Pierce Rafferty This recorded illustrated talk first premiered at the Fishers Island Theater on July 26, 2022 for

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Outside Views Of Fishers Island

By |2022-09-23T12:56:45-04:00December 1st, 2021|Illustrated Lecture|

Henry L. Ferguson Museum - Outside Views Of Fishers Island (2021) Presented and directed by Pierce Rafferty This recorded illustrated talk, first presented in 2006, was given in an expanded version during the 2017 summer season, and to an off-season audience in February 2020. However, even if you’ve

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A Most Pivotal Decade: Fishers Island In The 1940s

By |2022-09-23T12:56:55-04:00September 1st, 2021|Illustrated Lecture|

A Most Pivotal Decade: Fishers Island In The 1940s by HLFM director Pierce Rafferty Hosted by the Fishers Island Movie Theater Reminders of Fishers Island’s many different historical eras are all around us. One such iconic structure that has been reclaimed, restored, and given an updated purpose for new

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The Bethlehem, Pa. – F.I. Connection

By |2022-09-23T12:58:31-04:00July 28th, 2020|Illustrated Lecture|

Henry L. Ferguson Museum - The Bethlehem, PA. - Fishers Island Link (2020) The Bethlehem, Pa. – F.I. Connection: How a Once-Strong Link Became Uncoupled This illustrated lecture by HLFM Director Pierce Rafferty examines the untold story of Fishers Island’s once-strong but now all-but-forgotten connections to Bethlehem, PA., focusing on the Bartlett family,

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The History of Farming on Fishers Island

By |2022-09-23T12:57:40-04:00May 3rd, 2020|Illustrated Lecture|

This recording has been made possible thanks to a generous grant from the Jeanann Gray Dunlap Foundation. Henry L. Ferguson Museum - The History of Farming on Fishers Island (2020) Directed by Marisela La Grave and Pierce Rafferty This recorded illustrated talk is based on the H.L. Ferguson Museum's

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The History of Brickmaking on Fishers Island

By |2022-09-23T12:57:49-04:00May 2nd, 2020|Illustrated Lecture|

This recording has been made possible thanks to a generous grant from the Jeanann Gray Dunlap Foundation. The History of Brickmaking on Fishers Island Directed by Marisela La Grave and Pierce Rafferty. This recorded illustrated talk by Museum Director Pierce Rafferty traces the evolution of brickmaking on Fishers Island from

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The Rise and Fall of Fishers Island’s Hotels

By |2022-09-23T12:58:11-04:00April 2nd, 2020|Illustrated Lecture|

Henry L. Ferguson Museum – The Rise and Fall of Fishers Island's Hotels (2020) Directed by Marisela La Grave and Pierce Rafferty This illustrated talk is based on an original Powerpoint presentation first given in 2016.

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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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