Amagansett Man Claims Public Right To Access Cartwright Island, And Gardiners Island Beaches - 27 East

Amagansett Man Claims Public Right To Access Cartwright Island, And Gardiners Island Beaches

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The Dongan Patent

The Dongan Patent

 signed in 1686

signed in 1686

 upheld an earlier deed signed by the Earl of Stirling granting Gardiners Island to the Gardiner family.           COURTESY EAST HAMPTON LIBRARY

upheld an earlier deed signed by the Earl of Stirling granting Gardiners Island to the Gardiner family. COURTESY EAST HAMPTON LIBRARY

 LONG ISLAND COLLECTION

LONG ISLAND COLLECTION

A deed signed by the Earl of Stirling originally granted Robert Gardiner the entirety of Gardiners Island.      COURTESY EAST HAMPTON LIBRARY

A deed signed by the Earl of Stirling originally granted Robert Gardiner the entirety of Gardiners Island. COURTESY EAST HAMPTON LIBRARY

Ben Kava on Aug 14, 2018
East Hampton is a town rooted in history—so much so, in fact, that a debate concerning public access to a beach stranded in southern Gardiners Bay features a local beach... more

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