The Gifford, Wittstein, Miller, & Bromley house Est. 1963-1981. 519 Porgie Walk. Architect Horace Gifford’s (right) second house design for Robert Miller (left) and his partner Edwin Wittstein (not
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
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
The Twin Arch houses. Est. 1974 and 1976. 432 Ocean Walk & 397 Nautilus Walk. In the mid 70’s Jerry Gloor and his partner Claudio Contes began the building
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
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… Jim
Shopping & Dining in the Pines through the years… After the development of Peggy Fears Yacht Club and Botel, and the Ship n Shore
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 Jerry Herman.
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
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
Boardwalk Talk : Fashion of the Pines- Pat Cleveland.
Hurricanes and storms have always been part of Fire Island history. 1938. Cherry Grove. Saltaire. 1962. Hurricane Donna. Fire Island Pines.