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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
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Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Fire Island,

barrier beach, 32 mi (52 km) long, off the south shore of Long Island, SE N.Y., separating Great South Bay from the Atlantic Ocean. Robert Moses State Park is at its west end. Once accessible only by boat, Fire Island is now linked with Long Island by bridge and causeway, but automobile access is limited; ferry services connect it with South Shore towns. A retreat of New York City residents, Fire Island has long been noted for its varied communities, including resorts favored by gay vacationers. The Fire Island National Seashore (est. 1964) embraces all of the island except the state park (see National Parks and MonumentsNational Parks and Monuments

National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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At Fire Island National Seashore, Park Biologist Jordan Raphael led the suppression effort.
The Invasion occurs every July 4th and involves participants from the Fire Island communities of Cherry Grove and Fire Island Pines.
Skydell, a journalist writing in the October 1952 edition of The Jewish Horizon, describes how Wouk vacationed with his family on Fire Island.
It used to be that Fire Island was the sexy place,'' Morris said, and "the Hamptons was for the elite.
EG: Fire Island Artist Residency was inspired by the need to preserve the existing queer-art-making history on Fire Island.
For a truly unique experience just a few hours from Manhattan, visit Fire Island National Seashore.
Beatbox Bars Ltd - which owned Fire Island, Buffalo and Ten Feet Tall in the city centre - went into administration in July, blaming financial difficulties and a downturn in trade.
It said that while it was continuing to trade Buffalo Bar and 10 Feet Tall in the city centre - both of which were formerly owned by Beatbox Bars Ltd - it had shut down the management company's other venue, Fire Island.
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FIRE ISLAND Westgate Street, Cardiff TEL: 029 2023 6091 ATMOSPHERE: This is a new bar in the heart of the Welsh capital, so it's not got the kind of atmosphere you'd expect in your traditional local.
The aircraft went down around 3 pm in Moriches inlet, near the Eastern end of Fire Island.
Paul's School, the Vanderbilt Motor Parkway, Roosevelt Field, Saddle Rock Grist Mill, the John Philip Sousa House, the US Merchant Marine Academy, Fort Massapeag, Sagamore Hill, Grumman Aircraft Corporation, Walt Whitman's birthplace, Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery and Laboratory, Vanderbilt Mansion, Fire Island Lighthouse, the Nike missile site, Port Jefferson, the Nikola Tesla Laboratory, Hallockville Museum and Farm, and the first US Navy submarine base, with details on their history and some b&w photos.