LINDA PULS PHOTO | A view of Taylor’s Island.
How many Shelter Islanders know they have a vested interest in a little island within Shelter Island?
For those of us who didn’t, P.A.T. Hunt, President of the Taylor’s Island Foundation and Co-Chair of the Taylor’s Island Preservation and Management Committee took the ladies and guests of the Shelter Island Women’s Club on an historical journey to this special place called Taylor’s Island.
It sits within Coecles Harbor and is really a tombolo, an island only at high tide. (more…)
LOUISE O’REGAN CLARK PHOTO A wheel purchased at a yard sale by Keith Clark (left), Richard Surozenski (second from right) and Steve Lenox (right). Alfred Kilb Jr. (second from left) will help hang it in the Smith-Taylor Cabin after its restoration.
It’s a labor of love for three Island men, remembering their fathers’ heritage of hard work, sense of community and spirit, by taking on those responsibilities themselves.
The three men — Keith Clark, Richard Surozenski and Steve Lenox — are recreating something that was lost, an old chandelier in the shape of an old ship’s wheel and will give it to the Smith-Taylor Cabin at Taylor’s Island. The gift will continue the ongoing restoration of the cabin, but will also memorialize their fathers who inspired and guided them to adulthood. (more…)