The Museum’s first home from 1960 to 1972 was in a rented store front in Gladys Baker’s home, today Bobby and Susie Parson’s “No Vue.” The same store front once hosted the Post Office and Polly’s Shop. The Museum moved to its current Equestrian Avenue site in 1972.
In 1971, the HLFM received a donation from Jansen Noyes, Sr. that enabled the construction and maintenance of a new Museum, given in memory of his late wife, Agnes Blancke Noyes. Completed in 1972, it was designed and built by Fishers Island contractor William Faulkner. This structure ably held the Museum’s collection for almost thirty […]
During construction of the new Museum, the HLFM’s collections were stored in the Ferry Annex (former Coast Guard) building and in a storage trailer near the construction site. The Museum staged its 2001 and 2002 exhibits in the annex adjacent to Bagley’s Barn. The second Museum’s History Room, seen still standing in several photos in […]
This series shows the current Museum shortly after it opened on July 4, 2003. The building was designed by Albert, Righter & Tittmann, Architects, Boston, Mass, and built by Z & S Contracting, Inc. Serena Furman of A Space Design, Stowe, Mass., planned and designed the interior exhibit space in close association with Valarie Kinkade […]