The Museum is embarking upon a major project: the completion of our second floor and the addition of a handicap access elevator lift.
The lease was signed on March 25, 1734 by Ann Winthrop, acting as agent and attorney for her husband John Winthrop, the Lessor and owner of all of Fishers Island. The Lessees were Mary and George Havens, of Fishers Island. This particular John Winthrop (1681-1747) was generally known as “John Winthrop, F.R.S.” to distinguish him from his famous forebears of the same name. He was the great grandson of John Winthrop, Sr., founder of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, and the grandson of John Winthrop, Jr., the founder of Fishers Island and New London.
4/24/14 Edwin spends the early morning in the Latimer Brook and Niantic River area, then heads east across the Thames and is at Groton reservoir area by 8 a.m. He spends his time between the reservoirs and area of Avery point but then heads further east and reaches Noank, Beebe Cove and Sixpenny Island before […]
4/22/14 Edwin spends the early morning in the Latimer Brook and Niantic River area, then heads east and crosses the Thames River at Mamacoke Cove around 11 a.m. to reach the Groton Reservoir area before noon. He spends the afternoon between there and just south near Avery point but around 5 p.m. heads back west […]
4/20/14 Edwin spends the early morning in the Latimer Brook and Niantic River area, then heads south and is near the shoreline by 8:30 a.m., then he heads west through South Lyme to the Connecticut River to spend the rest of the morning and afternoon reaching as far north as Selden Neck State Park. Around […]
4/17/14 Edwin spends the morning and afternoon on Fishers Island but heads for the mainland just before 5 p.m. and spends the rest of the day and night around Latimer Brook and the Niantic River. 4/18/14 Edwin spends the early morning in Latimer Brook and the Niantic River area, then heads southeast and is at […]
4/15/14 Edwin spends the early morning around Latimer Brook in East Lyme but heads east across the Thames River to Groton Reservoir by 10:15 a.m. and then south to Fishers Island before 11 a.m. He visits the Matty Matthiessen Wildlife Sanctuary and Island Pond, then heads east around 2 p.m. to the Chocomount trail section […]