As Hallockville Museum Farm executive director Herb Strobel will tell you, there are few places left on Long Island that maintain the feel of centuries past quite like the Northville property he manages. (more…)
A North Ferry boat makes the approach to Shelter Island. (Credit: David Benthal)
It takes little more than a peek at a map to figure out how Shelter Island got its name.
The island is nestled between the north and south forks of Long Island with Robins Island to the west and Gardiners Island to the east. Its Native American name, Manhansack-aha-quash-awamock, literally translates to “island sheltered by islands.” (more…)