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Title Fishers Island
Collection Eugene L. Armbruster photographs and scrapbooks
Photographer Armbruster, Eugene L., 1865-1943
Image ID v1974.022.12.047
Date 1909
Description Fishers Island. Governor John Winthrop of Connecticut was the first white owner. Secured title in 1644. He dies in 1676. In 1863 it fell into the hands of William H. and Thomas R. Winthrop from which it was bought by George Chester. [handwritten on page]

Scrapbook page from "Suffolk County, Part 2"
Place Names Long Island (N.Y.)
Suffolk County (N.Y.)
Long Island Sound (N.Y. and Conn.)
Subject Headings Islands
Land grants
Settlements
Copyright Public Domain