Watch a new short video about the efforts to save Fire Fighter – America’s Fireboat, narrated by Charles Osgood and directed by Noah Therrien. Watch and listen to our all-volunteer team who are trying to save this important vessel. Find out what you can do!
Join us as we honor Fire Fighter – America’s Fireboat
Time: 10AM to 10PM
Where: The Fireboat Fire Fighter Museum, adjacent
to the Shelter Island Ferry dock, Wiggins and
Third Streets, Greenport, New York
Tour Fire Fighter, listen to some great music, and
enjoy some refreshment as we honor
Fire Fighter – America’s Fireboat.
Schedule of Events
Tours: 10AM to 2PM
Dedication Ceremony: 2PM
Fire Fighter Water Display: 3:30PM-4:30PM
Traditional Irish Music: 6PM
Festivities End: 10PM
Friday Night Dialogues at the Shelter Island Library
The Shelter Island Library is located at 37 North Ferry Road, Shelter Island, New York.
Admission is free.
We hope to see you for a panel discussion moderated by Judy Hole, trustee of the Fireboat Fire Fighter Museum, a viewing of The Fireboats of 9-11, and a sneak peak of the new museum video.
Fire Fighter has been awarded a National Maritime Heritage Grant that requires matching donations to complete her restoration. Donated funds have been earmarked to make overdue repairs and inspections to her hull, as well as mend and maintain her engines.