Hurricanes and storms have always been part of Fire Island history. 1938. Cherry Grove. Saltaire. 1962. Hurricane Donna. Fire Island Pines.
The Meat Rack Est. 1950’s. Photo by Sean Basil McGiver The stretch of land between the Pines
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
Pines People- Leonard Frey September 4, 1938- August 24, 1988 Leonard Frey was an actor who spent time here in the Pines. He originally wanted to become an
Senator Ted Kennedy visits the Pines 1981. Senator Ted Kennedy arrives in the Pines for a political fundraiser. Originally scheduled to arrive by seaplane from Massachusetts, but due
Pines People- David Lee In a late 1970’s pre- AIDS world a gay man was still closeted. Especially David Lee. He worked for the corporate pharmaceutical world. A world where
Bob Howard 1977. Mr. Bob Howard was born in New Haven Connecticut, and attended college at the University of Connecticut. There he majored in theater, and
Alexandra Akira. 1986 What it feels like for a girl… Arriving on Fire Island at fourteen years old, she would soon call this magical wonderland her second home.
Fire in the Pines November 14-15 2011. Pavilion and LaFountaine building burn… History repeated itself Monday November 14, 2011 at 9pm as a fire broke out in the alley
France Joli 1979. A young 16 year old arrives from Canada in the Pines with her mom to perform in a benefit for a Fire truck in Fire Island Pines. Her
Kentucky Derby Party Est. 1986 The Kentucky Derby is not only an annual event in Kentucky. It is also one in the Pines. In 1986
1952. And so it begins… 1953. The Home Guardian Company with Edward Olson as their sales person were developing their promotional materials to help sell the new