Island History

Fishers Island Elizabeth Field 0B8 by the Numbers

1939 Elizabeth Field was dedicated on June 11 1959 * FI Ferry District takes over management of Elizabeth Field June 26 through July 27, saw 572 landings 2021 72% of all Airfield traffic WAS in the 4 summer months Airfield revenues 2021: $39,540.00 2022 Total landings over 4 summer months 428 – 46% WERE private planes, 56% commercial aircraft, and 1% Helicopters …

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Postscripts: An architect’s legacy grandly commands the tip of Fishers Island

By Steven Slosberg Special to The Westerly Sun July 30, 2022 Buried in Stonington Cemetery is yet another treasure of a tale, this one connecting Beautyrest mattress kings, Kennedy heraldry (and Skakel scandal), and rock ’n’ roll royalty itself, one of the Beatles. The link is an architect named Eric Kebbon, who died in 1964 at age 73 and whose …

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Gardening August 2022

Learn about the produce from the garden that will be available free to the public as it ripens, and Fishers antique garden postcards.

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