Monday, September 14, 2009

A Pictorial History of Fire Island Lecture

Smithtown Public Library, Long Island Room presents a lecture on the history of Fire Island.

A Pictorial History of Fire Island - a talk by Frank Turano will take place on Monday, Sept 21 7pm at the Smithtown Library (Main Bldg), 1 North Country Rd. Smithtown, New York 11787, (631)265-2072.

Join the library for an informative evening as Frank Turano, an environmental historian who has been researching Fire Island and its history and inhabitants, presents a pictorial view of the island in its boardinghouse era, the mid-19th century through the 1930's. Dr. Turano has many photographs to show and vignettes to share about happenings along the barrier beach communities that will delight and enlighten us all. Note; The library will display an exhibit in the LI Room cases through September showing their holdings on this interesting place. Call Cathy Ball 265-2072 x243 for information or registration.

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