1976. A walk in the Pines…

1976. A walk in the Pines…   A 8mm home movie showing a 1976 view of the eastern end of the Pines and where we meet up with singer Barry
read more

The Invasion. Est. 1976. The 70’s.

  The Invasion. Est. 1976. The 70’s.       There can be no telling of the Invasion story without the Homecoming queen. For that is how it begins every
read more

Celebrity history- Mart Crowley.

Celebrity history- Mart Crowley.     Mart Crowley is a playwright who was  born on August 21, 1935, in Vicksburg, Mississippi.  He attended a Catholic high school in his hometown
read more

The Fire Island National Seashore. Est. 1964

  The Fire Island National Seashore. Est. 1964     Fire Island National Seashore was established by Congress on September 11, 1964, following a long history of preservation efforts, most
read more

Art history- Jim French

Art history- Jim French   July 14, 1932 – June 16, 2017 Jim French passed away this year. He spent time on Fire Island, and so his history becomes ours…
read more

The Jerry Herman House #1. Est. 1961.

The Jerry Herman House #1  Est. 1961. 159 Oak Walk.     Diagonally behind the famous TV house, and among other historic homes was the first home of Broadway composer
read more

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.    
read more

This week in…

On/ off the deck was a weekly column in FI Newspaper. It was the Facebook of its time giving the who’s, what, and where of the Pines. Alternating writers were
read more