Shell Island
Greenwich, Fairfield County, Connecticut

At low tide Shell Island is connected to Calves Island by a sand-spit.


after WWI  -- the island was bought by a German; he built a large circular stone tower for his home.

World War II  -- the German was suspected of cooperating with the Nazis.

1990   --  the island was given to the Greenwich Land Trust as a wildlife preserve.

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


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