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This illustrated talk by Museum Director Pierce Rafferty surveys the past, examines the present, and looks to the future of this integral component of our island community.

Time: Sunday, August 27, 2023 @ 4:00 – 5:00 P.M.
Place: at the Museum, 2nd Floor

Part 2 of a of three-part series documenting F.I.’s utilities. View Part 1 “WATER: The History of Fishers Island’s Supply, Use and Distribution Systems

ABOVE PHOTO: Fishers Island’s Diesel-Powered Generating Plant, circa 1951. A new local generating plant went on line February 9, 1941 in the brick building on West Harbor powered by four diesel generating units. Photo courtesy of Mary Pankiewicz.

Fisher’s Island Electric Heat & Power Co. Bill, 1899.

Fishers Island’s Electric Power Plant and Ice House, circa 1917.

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