Rogers Island (Connecticut)
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Rogers Island is one of the Thimble Islands off Stony Creek, a section of Branford, Connecticut. Also known as Yon Comis Island, Rogers bears a 27-room Tudor mansion, with tennis and basketball courts and a caretaker's residence on a 7.75-acre (31,400 m2) estate valued at $15.41 million. It sold in 2003 for $22.3 million to Christine Svenningsen, widow of party goods magnate John Svenningsen. In 2007 it was purchased by Sonja Zuckerman for $50 million.
- Wealthy Widow Buying Up Thimbles, "New Haven Register", January 22, 2006, page A1
- Half a Mile Off the Coast; Stacey Stowe; "In the Region/Connecticut", New York Times, July 30, 2006; Real Estate page 10.
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