The History of Disco.

The History of Disco.   Disco music and Fire Island have a lot in common. Much of it was tested here as many company executives spent time here. The long
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Peter Allen-Celebrity history .

Peter Allen-Celebrity history .  1944 – 1992    Singer Peter Allen was a big supporter of the Pines. He performed in many benefits and became a real part of the
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Drag Race in the Pines 1989.

Drag Race in the Pines 1989. A benefit for Hetrick Martin Institute.     By Michael Lott. When I moved to NYC in 1985 from Charleston SC I had been
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Pines People – Larry Kramer.

Pines People – Larry Kramer.     Larry Kramer (born June 25, 1935) is an American playwright, author, public health advocate, and LGBT rights activist.  Kramer—the second son of a
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Mel Cheren- Music history.

  Mel Cheren- Music history. 1933-2017   1970’s. On a trip to Fire Island Mel Cheren met what would be his partner in life and love Michael Brody. 12 years
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Harvey Milk on Fire Island 1950’s.

Harvey Milk on Fire Island 1950’s.         Harvey Milk, was a visionary civil and human rights leader who became one of the first openly gay elected officials
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The FIPAP Art Show Est. 1985-1987.

The FIPAP Art Show Est. 1985-1987.    Art has always been part of the Pines community. The beauty of the beach has inspired many. In the 70’s it became a
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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
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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…
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