Round Island
Greenwich, Fairfield County, Connecticut


From the island the old Indian Harbor Yacht Club could be seen. 

The island was once a popular picnic and swimming spot. 

1895  -- the town made an offer to buy the island, but the residents of Belle Haven wanted the island to remain private. 

1908  -- John D. Chapman, a New York stockbroker, purchased the island.  On the island he built a Tudor style mansion.

Frederick and Patricia Supper of Palm Beach made their home here.

After the deaths of the Suppers, the island was purchased by the uncle of Dodi al-Fayed.  The uncle hoped that his nephew and Princess Diana would live on the island after their marriage.

(Source: William J. Clark.  2002. Images of America: Greenwich. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Press.)


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