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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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
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Pines People- Ron Perkov

  Pines People- Ron Perkov   Pines resident Ron Perkov grew up in Brooklyn and Long Island. He attended college at Indiana University in Bloomington. Earning a double major in
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Pines People- John Russo.

Pines People- John Russo.   Every time I traveled to Fire Island I had butterflies in my stomach. Never knowing what to expect but knowing it would be great no
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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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The Meat Rack Est. 1950’s.

  The Meat Rack Est. 1950’s.                  Photo by Sean Basil McGiver         The stretch of land between the Pines
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Colleen Dewhurst- Celebrity history.

  Colleen Dewhurst- Celebrity history. June 3, 1924 – August 22, 1991   Actress Colleen Dewhurst was a frequent visitor to the Pines. She loved the freedom in which she
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