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

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WWI Service: Howard Best

By |2020-05-23T18:32:33-04:00April 9th, 2020|Documents, Military|

Howard W. Best 1907-1919 Coast Artillery, 7th Reg/52nd, First Sergeant Acted as supply officer for 2nd Battalion 44th Artillery. Went into action April 18, 1918, continued in the line until ordered home for additional troops November 7, 1918. Was in 4 major operations and in the three

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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

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F.I. Sketchbook 2005


In the full sweep of Fishers Island’s history, there is no artist more synonymous, more closely associated with Fishers Island than Charles B. “Charlie” Ferguson. The main show features images from two of Charlie's sketchbooks which functioned as illustrated diaries that were filled with daily activities, nature observations, personal notes, and lots of art—drawings, sketches, and watercolors—in various states of completion.

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