A Most Pivotal Decade: Fishers Island In The 1940s

By |2021-09-01T12:11:36-04:00September 1st, 2021|Illustrated Lecture|

A Most Pivotal Decade: Fishers Island In The 1940s by HLFM director Pierce Rafferty Hosted by the Fishers Island Movie Theater Reminders of Fishers Island’s many different historical eras are all around us. One such iconic structure that has been reclaimed, restored, and given an updated purpose for new

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The Bethlehem, Pa. – F.I. Connection

By |2020-07-29T13:13:20-04:00July 28th, 2020|Illustrated Lecture|

Henry L. Ferguson Museum - The Bethlehem, PA. - Fishers Island Link (2020) The Bethlehem, Pa. – F.I. Connection: How a Once-Strong Link Became Uncoupled This illustrated lecture by HLFM Director Pierce Rafferty examines the untold story of Fishers Island’s once-strong but now all-but-forgotten connections to Bethlehem, PA., focusing on the Bartlett family,

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The History of Farming on Fishers Island

By |2020-06-06T12:01:14-04:00May 3rd, 2020|Illustrated Lecture|

This recording has been made possible thanks to a generous grant from the Jeanann Gray Dunlap Foundation. Henry L. Ferguson Museum - The History of Farming on Fishers Island (2020) Directed by Marisela La Grave and Pierce Rafferty This recorded illustrated talk is based on the H.L. Ferguson Museum's

The History of Brickmaking on Fishers Island

By |2020-06-03T20:46:15-04:00May 2nd, 2020|Illustrated Lecture|

This recording has been made possible thanks to a generous grant from the Jeanann Gray Dunlap Foundation. The History of Brickmaking on Fishers Island Directed by Marisela La Grave and Pierce Rafferty. This recorded illustrated talk by Museum Director Pierce Rafferty traces the evolution of brickmaking on Fishers Island from

The Rise and Fall of Fishers Island’s Hotels

By |2020-09-08T13:30:21-04:00April 2nd, 2020|Illustrated Lecture|

Henry L. Ferguson Museum – The Rise and Fall of Fishers Island's Hotels (2020) Directed by Marisela La Grave and Pierce Rafferty This illustrated talk is based on an original Powerpoint presentation first given in 2016.

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ANNUAL EXHIBITION 2021

Young Eastern Painted Turtle on lily pad, the Peninsula, Darby’s Cove
Photograph by Terry McNamara

Fishers Island, Naturally

NOW OPEN

This year’s Annual Exhibition, complemented by two special exhibitions, celebrates the natural history of Fishers Island, primarily through the lens of contemporary photography, with a focus on both habitats and the diverse species that utilize and/or occupy them.

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