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New Stewards for Race Rock Light

by Pierce Rafferty
On June 27, 2013, the GSA will officially announce that the New London Maritime Society, a non-profit organization based in the Custom House on Bank Street in New London, has been chosen to become the new owner and steward of Race Rock Light.

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“Edwin” The Osprey is Tagged

by Pierce Rafferty
Rob Bierregaard, a Distinguished Visiting Professor in the Department of Biology, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, was invited by the Museum to come to Fishers Island on May 11, 2013, to “tag” an osprey with a satellite transmitter.

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HLF Museum Files: The Bell that Got Away

by Pierce Rafferty
Thursday, Thanksgiving Day 1846, the passenger steamer Atlantic dragged her anchors as the storm slowly pushed her closer to certain doom on Fishers Island’s north shore.

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