Fort Wright Quartermaster List

By |2020-06-01T16:30:06-04:00June 1st, 2020|Documents, Military|

U.S. Army Quartermaster Corps records for buildings at Fort H.G. Wright, Harbor Defenses of Long Island Sound (HDLIS), published circa 1941. Although difficult to wade through, this document is extremely useful if you are attempting to research the history of a given building or structure that was located at Fort H.G. Wright prior

Native Americans On Fishers Island Booklet

By |2020-05-27T14:22:40-04:00May 11th, 2020|Archeology, Documents|

Amateur archaeologist H.L. Ferguson at site on Fishers Island, 1930s. New booklet examines life for the Native Americans on Fishers Island before John Winthrop, Jr., arrived… Native Americans on Fishers Island is a booklet that explores how archaeological discoveries on Fishers Island illuminate the lives of the people who lived here

WWI Military Records of Fishers Islanders

By |2020-06-01T10:13:54-04:00April 8th, 2020|Documents, Military|

WWI Military Records of Fishers Islanders Military Service Records from World War I, such as this one of Howard W. Best, were written in the hand of the soldiers themselves after returning stateside, or in the hand of fellow soldiers when the ultimate sacrifice was made, provide a window on a world that

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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