QHS At Home – Talks Online Via Zoom

History of the Quogue Wildlife Refuge

Established in 1934, the Refuge has a fascinating history of ice harvesting and a nationwide waterfowl conservation movement. Learn all about the Refuge’s wild past in this virtual Zoom presentation with Cara Fernandes, Quogue Wildlife Refuge’s environmental educator.

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Then and Now: Pictorial Quogue, c. 1875 & 2020
Thursday,
July 23, 2020
– 6pm

By the time of his death, in 1887, civil engineer and amateur photographer George Bradford Brainerd had taken 2,500 photographs, mostly urban views of New York City. The ten-plus images Brainerd captured of Quogue in the mid-1870s document a portrait of the Village’s early days, revealing a stark contrast to the Quogue of today. The exhibition Through the Lens of George Bradford Brainerd: Quogue, ca. 1875, is on view at the Pond House (currently closed).

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