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12/14/18 10:00am


Making us proud
To the Editor:
“This trip changed my life.” (more…)

12/08/18 11:00am

Students learned about the female spies of World War II at Havens Barn in late November.

      On Wednesday, November 28, Shelter Island School’s 11th grade English and social studies classes visited the Shelter Island Historical Society to hear an intriguing lecture by Pat DelGiorno, called “Female British Spies of WWII.”  They were accompanied by their teachers, Ms. Colligan, Mr. Miedema, Ms. Treharne and Mr. Brennan. 


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12/04/18 12:00pm

New construction at the Shelter Island Historical Society’s Havens House on South Ferry Road. Most of the new construction will be below ground and will be open to the public in June.

Repairing, redoing and updating an old house is always a voyage of discovery, with the past often brought into vivid relief, providing answers and, as often as not, more questions.

That was the case when architect William Pedersen and builder Chris Fokine began work to bring the Shelter Island Historical Society’s home, the 18th century Havens House on South Ferry Road, into the 21st century. (more…)

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12/03/18 4:30pm

ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO This little fellow is getting up close and personal with Ms. Claus Sunday at the Shelter Island Historical Society’s Havens Holiday Open house.

The Shelter Island Historical Society hosted its Havens Holiday Open House, Art Show and Santa’s Workshop on Sunday.

Guests had an opportunity to have a  photo taken with Santa and Ms. Claus and enjoyed  craft making. STARs Cafe provided refreshments and hot chocolate. Admission was free, and unwrapped toys for children in need were collected. See below for more of Eleanor’s photos of the happy day. (more…)