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Shelter Island Yacht Club Commodores By Patricia and Edward Shillingburg
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Short biographies of all of the commodores of the Shelter Island Yacht Club, Shelter Island, NY 1886-2009
The Prospect, The Heights, and The Harbor By Patricia and Edward Shillingburg
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Frederick Chase tried to create a village at a Place Called Prospect on Shelter Island in 1836. He failed. Thirty-six years later, a group of Methodists from Brooklyn dreamed of a summer colony with... More > thousands of houses. What they created was not so ambitious, but with two hotels across a harbor, they did create a vibrant summer community which, although now very different, still thrives.< Less
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
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.
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
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
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 - 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 - 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.
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