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Treasure Pond Trail in the Charles B. Ferguson Wildlife Sanctuary

By |2020-05-28T12:09:28-04:00March 26th, 2020|Nature Trails|

8. Treasure Pond Trail in the Charles B. Ferguson Wildlife Sanctuary The Treasure Pond Trail offers 1.5 miles of easy walking, including a large interior loop through a wooded area. This trail provides access points to both Middle Farms Pond and Treasure

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The Middle Farms Trail in the Matty Matthiessen Wildlife Sanctuary

By |2020-05-29T15:42:48-04:00March 26th, 2020|Nature Trails|

6. The Middle Farms Trail in the Matty Matthiessen Wildlife Sanctuary This Sanctuary was named to acknowledge Erard A. Matthiessen, who was keenly interested in wildlife preservation.This trail is actually a network of interconnected pathways through a maritime grassland maintained by the Henry L. Ferguson Museum Land Trust.

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Penni’s Path in the Matty Matthiessen Wildlife Sanctuary

By |2020-05-29T15:38:49-04:00March 26th, 2020|Nature Trails|

5. Penni’s Path in the Matty Matthiessen Wildlife Sanctuary This trail is named for the late Penelope C. Sharp, a life-long seasonal resident of Fishers Island who served as the Museum’s president for 11 years (2003-2014). She was an accomplished botanist, an avid birder,

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Island Pond Trail in Betty Matthiessen Wildlife Sanctuary

By |2022-05-11T13:05:58-04:00March 26th, 2020|Nature Trails|

4. Island Pond Trail in Betty Matthiessen Wildlife Sanctuary The Betty Matthiessen Wildlife Sanctuary was given to the Henry L. Ferguson Museum in memory of Elizabeth C. Matthiessen by her husband, Erard A. Matthiessen, and her son, Peter Matthiessen. This eight-acre peninsula,

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The Brickyard Pond Trail in the L. F. Boker Doyle Sanctuary

By |2020-05-28T11:51:52-04:00March 25th, 2020|Nature Trails|

2. The Brickyard Pond Trail in the L. F. Boker Doyle Sanctuary This 15.5-acre tract of land, sometimes referred to as the Brickyard Sanctuary, was given to the Henry L. Ferguson Museum Land Trust by L.F. Boker Doyle

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H. Lee Ferguson, Jr. Wildlife Sanctuary

By |2020-05-28T11:50:51-04:00March 25th, 2020|Nature Trails|

1. H. Lee Ferguson, Jr. Wildlife Sanctuary Lee Ferguson was the oldest son of Henry L. Ferguson, for whom the Museum is named. He was a fine naturalist and became the first curator of the Museum when it opened in temporary quarters in 1960. Lee lived

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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

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