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Boat Builders and Boat Yards of Long Island

January 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Meet folklorist Nancy Solomon, Executive Director of Long Island Traditions as she discusses her new book “Boat Builders and Boat Yards of Long Island: A Tribute to Tradition” published by The History Press. Her presentation will discuss the traditions of Long Island’s boat building industry from a contemporary perspective, sharing the stories she collected from traditional boat builders and boat yard managers in the region over a course of decades.


There is no cost for this virtual workshop, but registration in advance is required – including suppling the name, address and telephone number of interested parties in addition to an email address for record keeping purposes – Email complete information to smccollum@fi.k12.ny.us 

About the Author

Shoshanna M.

Shoshanna McCollum is editor of Fire Island News. Author of two books, and award-winning journalist for multiple Fire Island and South Shore Long Island publications since 2000, she resides year round on Fire Island with her husband and many cats.


January 18
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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