5/26/23 – 6/27/23: From Shore to Shore exhibit

Gold Coast Library. 50 Railroad Avenue, Glen Head. Free admission!

Explores the worlds of over 20 boat builders and 10 historic boatyards where boats and ships are built or maintained today.  The exhibit features boat builders, both professional and amateur, dedicated to preserving the craft of earlier generations. Some of the featured boat builders & boat yards include: Ida May Project, Knutson Boatyard, Bayles Boat Builders, Clarke Boatyard, Hanff Boatyard, Wooden Boat Works, Anders Landgendal, Coecles Harbor Marina, and Peter Heinz. We hope you will stop by the library and see this exhibit!

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In April 2023 Wheatley school students had the opportunity to meet Bill Fetzer and Craig Oddo, who are local fishermen and baymen of Oyster Bay. The students gained insights into their livelihoods, as well as how the bay has transformed over time.

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LI Traditions is partnering with TravelStorys to create self-guided cell phone tours around NY State. Our first tour "Long Island Back Story" is of Long Island’s South Shore, which includes Bay Houses. We travel from Freeport – Patchogue.  Our second tour "East End Backstory" includes the Ponquogue Bridge in Hampton Bays and the Combs Decoy Shop at Hallockville. Our third tour is the Long Island Diversity Tour which explores Long Island's cultural diversity, from Hempstead to the Shinnecock Reservation. Our fourth tour is the North Shore Back Story tour, which explores the maritime culture of sites from Port Washington to Port Jefferson. Click on the logo, download the app and learn how you can take the tours. This partnership is funded in part by the NY State Council on the Arts and the Robert W. Lion Gardiner Foundation.

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