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Old 07-03-2009, 10:30 AM
 
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Can anyone tell me anything about this island? I know it is near Three Mile Island, and that there is a cemetary on the island and that it is lined with houses, but that's about it. I am guessing the residents get there by boat? Are there any stores? Can you walk around? What is it like? Would appreciate *any* info. Thanks.

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Old 01-11-2010, 10:19 PM
 
Location: SE Florida
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Sent you a comment via rep- I'd like to learn more, as well. My family used to live there way back and I am supposed to have relatives in the cemetery. I have never been on the island, though.

I think they have some good music on the island. I was on some e-mail list for rock venues and Shelley's Island kept popping up.
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Old 01-12-2010, 10:24 AM
 
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Wow, sounds like an awesome place for a concert.

So, guess what?! We're related. I also have relatives buried on the island! Sending you a DM!

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Old 01-12-2010, 12:01 PM
 
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PA rocks was the site that used to send notices of the concerts.

So what I think we need to do is take a road trip this spring, go in on a big house and host a CDpalooza on the island this summer!
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Old 01-12-2010, 12:13 PM
 
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Ha! Sounds like an awesome idea. I've wanted to check out that island ever since I was a little girl. If it comes with a festival, even better!
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Old 01-13-2010, 11:11 PM
 
Location: Cape Coral Fl. / Lebanon Pa.
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Default Shelly Island

I currently have a cabin on Shelly Island Lot 155.. Just bought it in August 09.. The island actually has 2 cemetarys on the island right across from each other, plus the orginal school house is still on the island yet.. You can walk the island it is just about 3 miles all the way around or it has a cut through the center then roughly 1.5 each way.. I myself have a golf cart to get around now since meeting new friends there.. The is a few stores you can get to by boat and a short walk 1st being in Goldsboro the 2nd is in Yorkhaven.. Goldsboro's is like a mom and pop general store from yesteryear good for the basic's as the same is yorkhaven just more modernized.. I come from the east shore side so I just stop at Giant in middletown or karn's.. Boating is great in the area which is also called Lake Fredrick.. Think I have pictures somewhere will dig around.. Forgot.. Can also boat to different resturaunts/bars.. 3 in Yorkhaven and 1 just below goldsboro all have exellent food..

Front yard



Front yard river view



Weekend gathering spot ( Sandy Beach )


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Old 01-13-2010, 11:15 PM
 
Location: Cape Coral Fl. / Lebanon Pa.
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Sent you a comment via rep- I'd like to learn more, as well. My family used to live there way back and I am supposed to have relatives in the cemetery. I have never been on the island, though.

I think they have some good music on the island. I was on some e-mail list for rock venues and Shelley's Island kept popping up.
Your thinking of City Island in Harrisburg about 10 or so miles up river.. Still have the concerts and other stuff going on in H-burg
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Old 01-13-2010, 11:20 PM
 
Location: Cape Coral Fl. / Lebanon Pa.
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Guess I should have said.. The tomb stones are getting very weathered and hard to read.. Not all but quite a few.. Finally walked through and was reading some of them.. 1700-1800's.. was thinking of going to my cabin this weekend just to check things out, i'll walk over and get some pictures.. If anyone is close feel free to tag along..
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Old 01-14-2010, 07:34 AM
 
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Is the ground there leased from Met-Ed?
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Old 01-14-2010, 08:36 AM
 
Location: Cape Coral Fl. / Lebanon Pa.
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Is the ground there leased from Met-Ed?
It is leased on Shelley and Baeshore islands.. The other 2 Beech and Hill you get a 99 year transferable lease.. I lease from Yorkhaven Power co. $550 a year..
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