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Museum Closed

By |2020-05-16T20:10:24-04:00March 15th, 2020|Museum News, News|

The H.L. Ferguson Museum is closed until further notice. Due to the threat posed by Covid-19 to our community, the H.L. Ferguson Museum will remain closed to the public until further notice. The Museum will, however, present a full schedule of programming to the community throughout the 2020 season. Beginning in June, its lectures, exhibitions

Position Available: Fishers Island Seagrass Management (FISM) Coordinator

By |2020-05-16T10:10:28-04:00November 21st, 2019|Museum News|

The FISM Coordinator is responsible for providing organizational, management and administrative support to advance the FISM Coalition’s seagrass conservation and community engagement activities. Resume submission Deadline: Friday, December 20th, 2019.

Trail Clearing: A Labor of Love

By |2020-05-29T12:46:04-04:00November 8th, 2019|Land Trust, Museum News|

The creation of and care for many of the walking trails on Fishers Island began as an individual volunteer effort spearheaded by seasonal resident Matty Matthiessen starting in the 1960s. What began as a labor of love and appreciation from a handful of dedicated supporters expanded into an annual tradition shared by many.

Fishers Island Biodiversity Project

By |2020-04-14T18:14:09-04:00September 3rd, 2019|Museum News|

If you couldn’t make the workshop in August but want to contribute to the iNaturalist Biodiversity project on Fishers, I encourage you to download the iNaturalist app and find out more about the Fishers Island Biodiversity Project.

Battery Wooster, former site of two 8-inch disappearing guns, Fort Mansfield, Napatree Point, R.I. , circa 2011. Photo by John Leuba.

ANNUAL EXHIBITION 2020

The Coastal Forts of Eastern Long Island Sound: Abandonment, Ruination and Repurposing.
Now Open!
 

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