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Class at the Remington Rand National Sales Training Institute, FI Club, Oct. 1949

By |2022-05-27T11:13:54-04:00May 27th, 2022|Gifts|

Photo of a Sales Rep Calculator & Typewriter Class at the Remington Rand National Sales Training Institute, FI Club, Oct. 1949 Gift included letters from donor’s father to her mother describing his life in the program. Donated by Kim Malley

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Folk-art sculpture of crab by Tim Cromarty

By |2022-05-27T11:07:55-04:00May 27th, 2022|Gifts|

Untitled folk-art sculpture of crab created by master carpenter and artist Tim Cromarty. This artwork, assembled from found objects, won first prize in the 63rd Annual Mystic Outdoor Art Festival, 2021, in the Sculpture category. It includes sections salvaged from Fishers Island house renovations, and driftwood from beaches. 31”H x 47.25”W x 2.25”D. Donated

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A Beautiful New Tree Graces the Front of the HLFM

By |2020-06-03T12:19:27-04:00June 3rd, 2020|Gifts, News|

On April 8, 2020, a crew from Race Rock Garden Company replaced a diseased Sugar Maple with an American Sweet Gum (Liquidambar styraciflua) that was generously donated by John and Libby Winthrop of Charleston, South Carolina. We are looking forward to a proper ceremony honoring the donors and our new tree when such

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Albert F. Greene’s fireman’s uniform (jacket) circa 1930

By |2020-06-02T20:04:38-04:00June 2nd, 2020|Gifts|

Albert F. Greene’s fireman’s uniform (jacket) circa 1930 with brass HDLIS (Harbor Defenses of Long Island Sound) Fire Dept. pin was donated to the Museum by Sharon Park. This uniform was originally worn to provide Mr. Greene cover while smuggling alcohol between Fishers Island, N.Y. and Lord’s Point, Stonington, Conn., during Prohibition.

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A New Map of Connecticut, published 1799

By |2020-06-02T19:58:31-04:00June 2nd, 2020|Gifts|

"A New Map of Connecticut from the Best Authorities", published 1799 was donated by Vicki and Pierce Rafferty. Also donated were: Map of Rhode Island and Connecticut. published 1796; Fishers Island Sportsmen’s Club, Inc. “POSTED” sign issued when Morgan S. Reichner was secretary; advertisement promoting tour of violinist Efrem Zimbalist, detached page from October

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Southold Town Police Badge No. 7

By |2020-06-02T19:39:21-04:00June 2nd, 2020|Gifts|

This Southold Town Police badge No. 7 (pinback), circa 1960 was donated by Ann Banks along with a group portrait of FIFD Drill Team No. 1., circa 1930s. (The badge was worn by Stanley “Stich” Kowalszyk, who was the crossing guard at the second F.I. School on Montauk Ave.)

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A Grant for Today and Tomorrow

By |2020-05-22T15:05:10-04:00June 5th, 2019|Gifts, Newsletter, Newsletter 2019|

In December 2017, the Museum received a generous five-year grant from the Jeanann Gray Dunlap Foundation to make the Museum’s collections more interactive and accessible for its members and visitors. In 2018, the first year of the grant, the Museum chose several thousand images and hundreds of historical documents from our archives that were

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ANNUAL EXHIBITION 2022

Dr. Ralph Hoch leading the 1978 Memorial Day parade from a red MG driven by Eddie White. Photo by Charlie Morgan.

YEAR ROUND: A CELEBRATION OF COMMUNITY

The main show chronicles many aspects of the Island’s year-round community with a focus on work, school activities, recreation, and annual events that help bring the Island together.

NOW ON DISPLAY AT THE MUSEUM

This year’s Annual Exhibition will open virtually on this website later this summer.

WINTER VIRTUAL EXHIBIT

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