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SHELTER ISLAND REPORTER - 3/23/18

 AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO A stone in the Manor burying ground, marking a grave.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO A stone in the Manor burying ground, marking a grave.

To the Manor born: Slavery on Shelter Island, a story that’s not hidden away by Ambrose Clancy  

Part of the North Fork History Project Series, Sylvester Manor reveals its past of enslaved people and their history in the Manor.  Read the article here. 


DAN'S PAPERS - 2/22/18

 SYLVESTER MANOR HAS A RICH HISTORY, PHOTOS (CLOCKWISE FROM TOP RIGHT): PETER HILL, SYLVESTER MANOR COLLECTION, SHANE WEEKS

SYLVESTER MANOR HAS A RICH HISTORY, PHOTOS (CLOCKWISE FROM TOP RIGHT): PETER HILL, SYLVESTER MANOR COLLECTION, SHANE WEEKS

Lift Every Voice for Black History Month at Bay Street Theater on Sunday by Stacy Dermont

Before there was a United States of America there was slavery. And, always, there was music.  Read the feature here. 


DAN'S PAPERS - 2/10/18

  THE MANOR  BY MAC GRISWOLD PHOTO: FARRAR, STRAUSS AND GIROUX, SANDRA LASS/123RF

THE MANOR BY MAC GRISWOLD PHOTO: FARRAR, STRAUSS AND GIROUX, SANDRA LASS/123RF

Mac Griswold’s ‘The Manor’ Explores Slavery on Shelter Island by Stacy Dermont

Don’t read East Hamptonite Mac Griswold’s 2013 masterwork The Manor because February is Black History Month. Read it because every month is Black History Month, especially if you live in America. Read the review here.


SHELTER ISLAND REPORTER - 1/24/18

 ANNETTE HINKLE PHOTO Stephen Searl, Sylvester Manor’s new executive director, and Tracy McCarthy, the organization’s new director of operations, in front of the Manor House.

ANNETTE HINKLE PHOTO Stephen Searl, Sylvester Manor’s new executive director, and Tracy McCarthy, the organization’s new director of operations, in front of the Manor House.

New year, new key players at Sylvester Manor Educational Farm by Annette Hinkle  

As the staff at Sylvester Manor Educational Farm looks ahead to 2018 and the upcoming summer season, they will do so alongside two new key players who recently joined the team.  Read the article here. 


PARRISH ART MUSEUM - 12/17

Sylvester Manor at "PechaKucha Night Hamptons"

Sara Gordon, Sylvester Manor Educational Farm's Planning & Conservation Consultant, was invited to participate in "PechaKucha Night Hamptons" at the Parrish Art Museum last December. This ongoing program introduces the creative community to each other through short format presentations of 20 slides with 20 seconds of speaking per slide. Experience the inspirational presentation Sara shared with the sold-out crowd here.


ANNUAL REPORT 2017


VIDEO

Eyewitness News 7: Here and Now on Sylvester Manor 
Diverse Long Island: Slavery in the North
BBC World : First Person Series
EatTv Feature : Singing in the Fields
NBC Greenweek: Sylvester Manor


ARTICLES







SHELTER ISLAND REPORTER

Checking out seeds at the Library
Meet Sylvester Manor’s newest residents — baby ‘fainting’ goats
Stalking and cooking the 4-pound sweet potato
Sylvester Manor Celebrates black history
$10,000 in state funds earmarked for Sylvester Manor
A night to remember: Visitors to stay in Manor’s slave quarters
The Good Earth — Kurt Ericksen’s vegetable growing column
Shelter Island Reporter profile: Kurt Ericksen
Family time: A film reveals secrets of a crime
Thoughts about ‘labor’ on Labor Day
Tracking the Ghosts of Sylvester Manor
Back to the future at Sylvester Manor Farm
Archaeologists at Sylvester Manor
Sugar fix at the library’s Friday Night Dialogues
Island profile: Julia Trunzo makes farming pay the bills
Editorial: Sylvester Manor Plant & Sing a celebration of community
Photos: Fifth annual Plant & Sing on Shelter Island
First step in Sylvester Manor closing was donation of land
More details on Sylvester Manor preservation deal that closed Wednesday
Scholars study slavery through Sylvester Manor archives at NYU
Talk set at NYU on slavery, manumission at Sylvester Manor
Two colleges bring crew of laborers to Sylvester Manor
Part II: A vision for saving Sylvester Manor
How the plan for preserving Sylvester Manor took shape
Where did the idea of the Sylvester Manor Educational Farm come from, anyway?
Editorial: Saving the manor
Viewfinder: An up-close look at history
Sylvester Manor: A search through the centuries
Sylvester Manor: Working for free has its pleasures for farm visitors
Town moves on Sylvester Manor preservation, County to pay 70% of $4.68 Million deal
Legislature approves first Sylvester Manor preservation deal

For a full list of  Shelter Island Reporter articles about Sylvester Manor, click here.


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