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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