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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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Saving Fire Island from Robert Moses ~ Fire Island School Adult Education Program

July 15 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Reprinted from Saving Fire Island from Robert Moses by Christopher Verga (Arcadia Publishing, 2019). Moses’s goal to create a four-lane highway out of Fire Island was fought by the community for 30 years. Bounding these grassroots efforts was the guiding ... Full Story

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