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Enders Island

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Location  Long Island Sound
County  New London
State  Connecticut
City  Stonington
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Enders Island is an inhabited island located in Stonington, Connecticut and used as a Catholic retreat center, owned and operated by the Society of Saint Edmund. The island is connected to neighboring Mason's Island by a causeway and Mason's island is connected to the mainland by another causeway.

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Map of Enders Island, Stonington, CT 06355, USA

The island is also home to the bi-annual ten-day residency portion of Fairfield University's low residency Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing Program.

Nearby Fishers Island is part of New York despite disputes from before 1879.

History

The island is named after Dr. Thomas B. Enders who purchased the island in the early 1900s. He turned it into his private estate with a grand main house decorated in Arts and Crafts style. In 1954 the island was donated to the Society of St. Edmund.

References

Enders Island Wikipedia


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