Hurricanes and storms have always been part of Fire Island history. 1938. Cherry Grove. Saltaire. 1962. Hurricane Donna. Fire Island Pines.
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
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
1900’s. It is as hard to pin an incontrovertible fact on the history of Fire Island and make it stick as to build a house on the berm of the
In 1937 on Fire Island, Paul Cadmus, Jared and Margaret French forged a photographic collaboration they called PaJaMa, an amalgamation of the first two letters of each of their first
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
Cherry Grove History Photo’s supplied from Cherry Grove Archives. Perkinson Hotel Cherry Grove has been settled for almost 150 years. Cherry Grove dates its modern history to
Every summer for more than 100 years, the Stein family has been taking beachgoers across the Great South Bay to the oceanfront communities of Fire Island. Sayville Ferry has always been a family