How the Lyman V. Rutledge Marine Laboratory Was Born!

Two accounts come to us of how the Lyman V. Rutledge Marine Laboratory was born, courtesy of the Star Island staff and their archives. If you’ve ever wondered how this treasured education center ended up on such a small, granite Island well, then, you’re in luck. Simply read on!

Our first account comes from Frederick T. McGill on the lab’s 25th anniversary:Screen Shot 2015-04-22 at 7.27.32 PMScreen Shot 2015-04-22 at 7.27.40 PMScreen Shot 2015-04-22 at 7.27.46 PMScreen Shot 2015-04-22 at 7.27.52 PMOur next account comes from Roland D. Greeley, the then president of the Star Island Corporation:Screen Shot 2015-04-22 at 7.30.30 PMScreen Shot 2015-04-22 at 7.30.47 PMScreen Shot 2015-04-22 at 7.31.04 PMScreen Shot 2015-04-22 at 7.31.14 PM