1934 The Islander Published by Fishers Island High School We dedicate this issue of THE ISLANDER to the Faculty in an attempt to show our appreciation of their encouragement and assistance in both our classwork and other school activities. ~ The Staff
The Islander, FIHS 1933 Published by Fishers Island High School We have tried to give you a picture of our school life as it has progressed through this year. We hope that former graduates and others interested in our school will enjoy this
WWI: Fort Terry, Plum Island Soldiers from the coastal forts of eastern Long Island Sound, including Fort H.G. Wright, departed for the battlefields of France during WWI from the dock at neighboring Fort Terry, Plum Island, NY.
1932 The Islander Published by Fishers Island High School We launch THE ISLANDER on the crest of the mighty wave, Friendship, the medium through which you helped to make it a success. The Board of Education made it possible for THE ISLANDER to complete its
Two Historic F.I. Leases Purchased by HLFM by Pierce Rafferty It may come as a surprise to many that for much of its fabled history Fishers Island was an absentee-owned rental property. From the mid-1600s until the early 1810s, successive generations of island-owning Winthrops more often than not rented out all of Fishers Island
1877 Fishers Island Expense Account for James H. Lyles Trustee March 1877 – Sept 1889 This ledger book records land sales on Fishers Island beginning with the first sales in December 1876 and continuing until the sale of approximately 9/10ths of Fishers Island to the Fergusons in June 1889. It also contains
Edwin H. Horning Edwin H. Horning, who passed away on August 28, 2008, first came to Fishers Island as a school teacher in 1951. He joined the Board of Trustees of the H.L. Ferguson Museum at its inception in 1960 and became the Museum's third curator
Archeological Exploration of Fishers Island, New York. — H.L. Ferguson's 1935 monograph FOREWARD The archeology of an island close to the mainland must necessarily be of the same culture as that of the adjacent continental peoples, although a more or less isolated existence may have