Profile for Gardiners Island, New York, NY
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Gardiners Island is in Suffolk County, in the New York metro area.
The community was named for Lion Gardiner, Dutch settler who bought the island in 1639. The island remained in the family for more than three centuries
The latitude of Gardiners Island is 41.097N. The longitude is -72.103W.
It is in the Eastern Standard time zone.
Gardiners Island is in Gardiners Bay, off Long Island.
One of the more colorful heirs was John Gardiner, grandson of Lion, married four times and father of many Indian children. He once permitted Capt. Kidd to hide treasure on the island.
Robert Gardiner, the last "lord of the manor" in the family, died in August 2004
Photographed by Alfred Eisenstaedt in 1966
It is the never-never land of private estates in America
-- Philistines at the Hedgerow
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Suffolk County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Gardiners Island political report.
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