Jack Brusca – Art history.

 Art history- Jack Brusca. (1937 – July 31, 1993) Jack Mitchell/Getty Images Many artists have found their way to the Pines. Some for fun, sex, inspiration, or all of that
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Art history- W.H. Auden

Art history- W.H. Auden 1907-1973.   Poet W.H. Auden and lover Chester Kallman fell for the uninhibited homosexual ambiance at Duffy’s Hotel in Cherry Grove in 1944. At the end
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Pines people- Kathleen (Kay) Corso.

Pines people- Kathleen (Kay) Corso. 1920-2018.       Pines pioneer Kathleen (Kay) Corso was a long-time leader of FIPPOA, is believed to have been one of the last survivor of the
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Pines people- Maia Helles 1916-2016.

Pines people- Maia Helles 1916-2016     Some residents of the Pines go unnoticed, and they like it that way. Maia Helles was one. Her home is one of the
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The Prinzess Irene 1911.

The Prinzess Irene 1911.         On April 6, 1911, the German ocean liner “Prinzess Irene” struck a sand bar off Fire Island one mile east of Lone
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The storms & hurricanes of Fire Island.

Hurricanes and storms have always been part of Fire Island history. 1938. Cherry Grove.         Saltaire.       1962. Hurricane Donna. Fire Island Pines.    
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George Platt Lynes- Art history

                            George Platt Lynes   George Platt Lynes was just one of a group of artist that found their way to Fire Island. Fire Island gave them a freedom to
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Bernard Perlin- Art history

  Bernard Perlin – Art history 1948. Like many artist’s painter Bernard Perlin (left) finds his way to Fire Island and the PAJAMA group of fellow artists.   “Bernard Perlin
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1900’s Fire Island beginnings…

1900’s Fire Island beginnings…     It is as hard to pin an incontrovertible fact on the history of Fire Island and make it stick as to build a house
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The Carrington Estate Est. 1912.

The Carrington Estate. 1920,s The Carrington Family. The Carrington House during the Marquet Years, 1912-1927 Margaret Brush inherited the Fire Island property from her husband and, in September 1912, sold
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Cherry Grove History Part 1

Cherry Grove History Beginnings… Photo’s supplied from Cherry Grove Archives.       Perkinson Hotel.   Cherry Grove has been settled for almost 150 years. Cherry Grove dates its modern
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