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06/14/15 11:00am
COURTESY PHOTO Ruth E. Robbins

COURTESY PHOTO Ruth E. Robbins

Ruth E. Robbins
Ruth E. Robbins passed away in New York City on June 3, 2015 at the age of 88.

She was born in 1927 and raised in Saratoga Springs, New York, the daughter of Spencer B. Eddy and Esther Hubbell Eddy, who died in 1934, when Ruth was seven. (more…)

04/19/15 8:00am
COURTESY PHOTO Helping hand cleaning Brinley Sylvester’s ‘table,’ the most elaborate gravestone.

COURTESY PHOTO
Helping hand cleaning Brinley Sylvester’s ‘table,’ the most elaborate gravestone.

Part 2 of an occasional series, courtesy of the Shelter Island Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, updating Islanders on who’s who in the Presbyterian Church cemetery and why it’s such an important place. You will also find out, if you read through to the last paragraph, how to win a prize. And who won the last one.

Heads up, Islanders. Let’s see how well you know your history. (more…)