Hay Island (Connecticut)

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Hay Island is a small peninsula located off the Darien, Connecticut shore of Long Island Sound. Its north shore is located on Ziegler's Cove.[1] A small road connects the island with Long Neck Point Road.[2] There are two structures on Hay Island.[2] One was the home of the late William Ziegler III, a founder of the Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk.[3][4]

Further reading[edit]

  • Robert C. Duncan, W. Wallace Fenn, and Paul W Fenn, "Hay Island, Noroton, Connecticut," The Cruising Guide to the New England Coast: Including the Hudson River, Long Island Sound, and the Coast of New Brunswick (W. W. Norton & Company, 2002), 113-114, for information on the water near Hay Island

Coordinates: 41°02′51″N 73°28′21″W / 41.04740°N 73.47250°W / 41.04740; -73.47250


  1. ^ Duncan, Robert C.; W. Wallace Fenn (2002). The Cruising Guide to the New England Coast. Paul W Fenn (12, illustrated, revised ed.). W. W. Norton & Company. p. 827. ISBN 0-393-04858-6. 
  2. ^ a b "Aerial view of Hays Island and road connecting island to Long Point Neck Road". Multimap. Retrieved 2009-03-11. 
  3. ^ "William Ziegler III obituary". Edward Lawrence Funeral Home. Retrieved 2009-03-12. 
  4. ^ "Paid Notice: Deaths - ZIEGLER, WILLIAM III". New York Times. June 16, 2008. Retrieved 2009-03-12.