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THE MUSEUM WILL REMAIN CLOSED FOR THE 2020 SEASON DUE TO OUR INABILITY TO ALLOW FOR SOCIAL DISTANCING.
The museum will reopen on June 1, 2021.
Maurice Hirtle's house and wharf on Bushen Island
Covey Island is home to the old Covey Island Boatworks building (below). The company has since moved to Petite Riviere on the mainland, but their original building still stands today. Two families used to live on the Island.
Also Known As: Outer Hirtle Island
Historically, Hirtle Island was home to many Hirtles. Four families once lived there.
Ralph Hirtle’s house
Ralph Hirtle’s fish store
Mansfield Hirtle’s house (upper left), wharf (right) and his boat Moving On (bottom left).
Willard Bush’s house
Harry Hirtle’s house
Old Covey Island Boatworks