The Town of Shelter Island's Community Preservation Fund Advisory Board and the Shelter Island Historical Society presented a joint exhibit celebrating the histories of the open space lands on Shelter Island featuring current day photos or paintings of the properties, historic photos, and maps along with background information and “stories” people shared.
Thanks to the Robert D. L. Gardiner Foundation and 360XR you can visit the exhibit virtually whenever you'd like with your smartphone, tablet, or computer! Be sure to click on the pushpins to view close-ups and more content!
Click image below to begin your virtual adventure!
List of CPF Properties celebrated:
1. Old Lima Bean Fields
2. Mildred Hird Preserve-East/West
3. Cackle Hill Preserve
4. Crescent Beach
5. Dickerson Creek Overlook Preserve
6. Gardiners Creek Preserve
7. Crab Creek Preserve
8. Old Nursery Woodlands Preserve
9. Klenawicus Airfield
10. North Menantic Preserve
11. Turkem’s Rest Preserve
12. West Neck Preserve
13. Congdon Creek Shorefront Preserve
14. St. Gabriel’s Meadow
15. Taylor’s Island
16. Bunker City County Preserve
17. Sylvester Manor
18. Mashomack Preserve
19. Goat Hill
20. Prospect Park