Guided House Tours, All That Has Been: Our Roots Revealed
Saturday, June 15, 2019
12:00 pm to 3:00 pm - Three 1-hour tours, starting at noon.
Sylvester Manor Educational Farm presents the 2019 in-house exhibition, All That Has Been: Our
Roots Revealed, A History of Three Cultures at Sylvester Manor. The exhibition examines the three
cultures that came together at the time of the establishment of Sylvester Manor on Shelter Island in
1651. The Indigenous Native American Manhansett Tribe who made the island their home for a
millenium, the European businessmen who bought Shelter Island to provision their Caribbean sugar
operation, and the Enslaved Africans brought from the West Indies as the islandís labor force.