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SHELTER ISLAND REPORTER - 3/23/18
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
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
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
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
SAG HARBOR EXPRESS
Cricket Tell the Weather bring folk & bluegrass to Sylvester Manor
Remembering long forgotten graves of East End’s African American population
Slave Dwelling Project: A Stay in the Manor’s Attic
Family’s Past in Slave Trade To Be Explored in Shelter Island Film Screening
Understanding History: African-American Burial Traditions
Unearthing Layers of an Island
Traditional Tunes and Worksongs Galore
Five Ladies Make Their Way in the New World of “Old-Timey” Tunes
Shelter Island Farmland Preserved
Finding Culture at Plant & Sing
Community Supporting Small Farms
Hitting the Rock with Blue Highway
Harvesting the Joy of Life
Eating What You Grow : A Farm Works to Preserve the Culture of Food
Get Back to the Land and Set the Soil Free
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.