This beautiful flower is painted in Frances Dering’s personal journal from 1815.
Her father, Henry Packer Dering, was born and raised at Sylvester Manor
on Shelter Island. As an adult, he moved to Sag Harbor to raise his family.
To learn more about Frances and her childhood in the 1800s,
contact the Archive Department!
Shelter Island Historical Society
PO BOX 847
Shelter Island, NY 11964