To the Editor:
Elizabeth Pedersen fought and underwent treatment for one of the most deadly cancers for four years.
All of that time, she worked tirelessly with her husband, Bill, and her colleagues at the Shelter Island Historical Society to create a state-of-the-art facility for the safe preservation of treasures Islanders have donated, and for the education of generations to come in our Island’s history. Fortunately she lived, undoubtedly against all odds and with pain, just long enough to see the recent and stunning completion of her vision. (more…)
1950 pictorial map of Shelter Island illustrated by The Nelson Studio, St. James, N.Y. (Donor: Helen Wortis)
The board room at Shelter Island Town Hall is often dominated by discussions pertaining to pressing issues that will affect Islanders in the future. But right now, at least one wall of the room is dominated by a pictorial slice of Shelter Island’s past. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO | Ebeth Lones.
The Shelter Island Historical Society welcomes Ebeth Lones as its new communications/donor development coordinator. Ebeth has a B.A. in English from Kent State University and over 20 years of editing, writing, market research, and hospitality experience. (more…)