Tag Archives: Museum

Museum Lecture: Scotch on the Rocks

An illustrated lecture by HLFM Director Pierce Rafferty HLFM Director Pierce Rafferty will survey the history of prohibition, 1919-1933, and chronicle the rumrunners that crash landed on Fishers Island. Reception to follow. Note: This talk is an updated version of Pierce’s July and August presentations.

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Museum Lecture: Ospreys with Alan Poole

Adult Lecture: “Ospreys: The Revival of a Global Raptor” with author and osprey expert Alan Poole, long associated with the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, will discuss his new book: “Ospreys: The Revival of a Global Raptor.” Reception and book signing to follow. Sundays in July and August the HLF Museum hosts adult lectures on a wide variety of topics.

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Museum: Nature Walk

Brickyard Trail Walk with Terry McNamara:  This 15.5-acre tract of land, sometimes referred to as the Brickyard Sanctuary, was given to the Henry L. Ferguson Museum Land Trust by L.F. Boker Doyle in 1982 and 1983. The trail offers easy walking, good birding, and diverse plant life. The initial path through a woodland area intersects the Brickyard Pond Trail, a …

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