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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Pines People- Leonard Frey

  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
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Senator Ted Kennedy visits the Pines 1981.

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
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Pines People- David Lee

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
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Pines People- Bob Howard

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
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Pines People- Alexandra Akira

  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.
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Fire in the Pines- 2011

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
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France Joli- Celebrity history

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
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Kentucky Derby Party Est. 1986

  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
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