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Ferries and Bridges By Patricia and Edward Shillingburg
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Shelter Island has an 160 year tradition of regular ferry service provided by two companies, one on the south and one on the north. But, there have also been efforts in the past to replace the... More > ferries with bridges. This book is a picture book of ferries and bridges.< Less
Nicolls of Sachem's Neck By Patricia and Edward Shillingburg
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Stories of the Nicoll family members who lived between 1776 and 1899. They lived on Shelter Island, Manhattan Island, Bay Side and Mastic, New York. Charlotte Anne Nicoll, who lived from 1827 to... More > 1891, saved about 350 letters primarily to tell the story of her disastrous marriage to Solomon Townsend Nicoll. From these letters we have been able to draw happier stories. The seven children of Sarah Brown Payne and Samuel Benjamin Nicoll (2) are featured. This book is particularly significant because the Nicoll family is important in Long Island's history but the papers of the Nicoll family in Islip burned when the Historical Society building burned and the Shelter Island papers were burned when two Nicoll sisters in the early 1930s burned the family papers when the property was to be sold to Otto Kahn.< Less
Havens House Tour Highlights By Patricia and Edward Shillingburg
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Capture the experience of a tour of the Shelter Island Historical Society's Havens House, including the barn and grounds.
Rascals - Smith By Patricia and Edward Shillingburg
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Francis Marion Smith, the Borax King made a home for himself in the Summer on Shelter Island.
Rascals - Hoagland By Patricia and Edward Shillingburg
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The Hoagland Brothers owned houses in the Heights on Shelter Island until their wealth encouraged them to move on. The circus man James Llewellyn Hutchinson replaced them as celebrities. Later... More > Gregory Taylor bought Borax Smith's Cedar Island. And, other short tales.< Less
Rascals - Preston By Patricia and Edward Shillingburg
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Jonathan Preston owned the first ferry from Shelter Island to Greenport, and Howard Raymond, as president of the North Ferry Company, brought year-round double-ended ferry service to the Island in... More > 1922 after much rangling with the Town Board.< Less
Rascals - Harries By Patricia and Edward Shillingburg
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Thomas Harries was the Presbyterian minister and the guardian of his fist daughter's son, but when money was concerned, he showed preference for his other daughter's husband's business and tried to... More > justify his indiscretions.< Less
The Making of a Community House By Patricia and Edward Shillingburg
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In 1920 the Island ladies started raising money to build a Community House. After hundreds of bake sales, parties, plays, concerts, and teas, by 1930, they had raised enough funds to get it built.... More > This is a tale of perseverance and grit on the part of a group of wives of farmers and fishermen.< Less
A Slice in Time By Patricia and Edward Shillingburg
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Between 1920 and 1945 a great deal changed in Shelter Island Heights: year-round double ended ferries; electricity, Depression, War, and finally a big fire that changed everything.
Rascals, Rogues and Gentlemen By Patricia and Edward Shillingburg
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Every community has its characters, and Shelter Island is no exception. This books tells the tales of eight unusual men caught in unusual circumstances. Some handle them with honor, and others not.... More > The reader can decide who is a rascal, a rogue, or a gentleman.< Less