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Treasure Pond Trail in the Charles B. Ferguson Wildlife Sanctuary

By |2020-05-28T12:09:28-04:00March 26th, 2020|Nature Trails|

8. Treasure Pond Trail in the Charles B. Ferguson Wildlife Sanctuary The Treasure Pond Trail offers 1.5 miles of easy walking, including a large interior loop through a wooded area. This trail provides access points to both Middle Farms Pond and Treasure

The Middle Farms Trail in the Matty Matthiessen Wildlife Sanctuary

By |2020-05-29T15:42:48-04:00March 26th, 2020|Nature Trails|

6. The Middle Farms Trail in the Matty Matthiessen Wildlife Sanctuary This Sanctuary was named to acknowledge Erard A. Matthiessen, who was keenly interested in wildlife preservation.This trail is actually a network of interconnected pathways through a maritime grassland maintained by the Henry L. Ferguson Museum Land Trust.

Penni’s Path in the Matty Matthiessen Wildlife Sanctuary

By |2020-05-29T15:38:49-04:00March 26th, 2020|Nature Trails|

5. Penni’s Path in the Matty Matthiessen Wildlife Sanctuary This trail is named for the late Penelope C. Sharp, a life-long seasonal resident of Fishers Island who served as the Museum’s president for 11 years (2003-2014). She was an accomplished botanist, an avid birder,

Betty Matthiessen Wildlife Sanctuary

By |2020-05-28T11:48:38-04:00March 26th, 2020|Nature Trails|

4. Betty Matthiessen Wildlife Sanctuary The Betty Matthiessen Wildlife Sanctuary was given to the Henry L. Ferguson Museum in memory of Elizabeth C. Matthiessen by her husband, Erard A. Matthiessen, and her son, Peter Matthiessen. This eight-acre peninsula, surrounded by the brackish

The Brickyard Pond Trail in the L. F. Boker Doyle Sanctuary

By |2020-05-28T11:51:52-04:00March 25th, 2020|Nature Trails|

2. The Brickyard Pond Trail in the L. F. Boker Doyle Sanctuary This 15.5-acre tract of land, sometimes referred to as the Brickyard Sanctuary, was given to the Henry L. Ferguson Museum Land Trust by L.F. Boker Doyle

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

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