Fireboat Fire Fighter is turning 80!
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Announcing New Fire Fighter Video
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!
Holidays on Fire Fighter
Fire Fighter - America's Fireboat is all decked out for the holidays in Greenport, New York. Stop by if you are in the area. If the weather is nice, we'll be there to welcome you!
Fire Fighter Rededication
Join us as we honor Fire Fighter - America's Fireboat When: September 26, 2015 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 Refreshments: 5PM Traditional Irish Music: 6PM Festivities End: 10PM
Join Us on Sept. 11 at the Shelter Island Library
Friday Night Dialogues at the Shelter Island Library On Friday evening, September 11, 2015, join us for the Friday Night Dialogues with featured panelist, Charlie Ritchie, President of the Fireboat Fire Fighter Museum. The Shelter Island Library is located at 37 North Ferry Road, Shelter Island, New York. Telephone: 631-749-0042 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 Wins National Maritime Heritage Grant
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. Read the press release.