Peter & Jan Burr


Volunteer: Fishers Island Cemetery Committee
Volunteer: Town Tree Committee

Board Member: Civic Association
Board Member: Sanger Fund
Vestry Member: St. John’s Church
Board Member: Union Chapel
Committee Member: Town Land Use Committee
Retired New York Banker

Casting Director, Advertising Business, NYC

When did you first arrive on Island?
Peter: I first arrived on the Island in 1940, but family members had been coming since the late 1800s.
Jan: In 1962 to attend the wedding of Grace and Frank Burr.

What are your favorite things to do on Fishers?
Peter ~ I love to fish, swim, ride my bike, walk the beaches and sometimes just explore the island.
Jan ~ My favorite thing to do is walk the beaches looking for sea glass and collecting wild flowers.

What does Fishers mean to you?
Peter: To me and my family it is THE special place.
Jan: A place of relaxation, peace, family and friends.

Featured Photo

USCG Eagle passing the Race early morning March 18, 2023 on her return from the Chesapeake Bay . Photo Credit Marlin Bloethe

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