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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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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