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Safe/Haven: Gay Life in 1950s Cherry Grove at New York Historical Society

May 14 - October 11
New York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West
New York, New York 10024

During weekends and summers in the pre-Stonewall era, gay men and women, including many New Yorkers, traveled to the secluded beach town of Cherry Grove on Fire Island where they found opportunities for sexual exploration and self-expression—behavior that was both ... Full Story

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5:00 pm

Juneteenth Fire Island

June 18 @ 5:00 pm - June 20 @ 9:00 pm
Cherry Grove & Fire Island Pines
free

Juneteenth is a celebration tied to the story of Black people in Galveston, Texas, learning that they had been emancipated, close to two and half years after the Emancipation Proclamation of 1863. The holiday, celebrated annually on June 19th, not ... Full Story

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