ANNABELLE WOODWARD PHOTO
Library Director Terry Lucas points at a photograph of “The Old Windmill,” which was the location of the Island’s second library, and where the Shelter Island School now stands.
The Shelter Island Public Library recently tasked someone to take a bunch of old boxes labeled “Miscellaneous Information” out of a shed. The simple chore revealed not only old tax records, but a boon of historical treasures, including one document that explains the origin of the Island’s unique referential term of “harelegger.” (more…)
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO
If you know, let us know. Send your responses to [email protected] or phone (631) 749-1000, extension 18. (more…)
At the corner of Burro Hall Lane and North Menantic Road stands a beautiful old farmhouse that gave the little street its unusual name. (more…)