Some of the acquisitions and donations to JHS during 2016 are displayed in the new library exhibit. It includes a photo of the painting “Crossing the Great Creek” by J.A.S. Monks donated by Thayer Hutchinson and the Hutchinson family. There is a copy of “Preserving Jamestown, Rhode Island. The How and Why of Safeguarding an Island’s Historic Resources,” by William R. Ross. Submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements of Master of Science in Historic Preservation, Columbia University, donated by William R. Ross. There is a guest book registry (October, 1944- March, 1960) from the Shoreby Hill home of Harriet and Hiram Beers. There is a cup and saucer in the Unity pattern, belonging to the Cottrell family, donated by Harry T. Burn. Many other interesting things are there for you to see, so come by the library.
New Library Exhibit: Donations: December 2016 – November 2017 The January Jamestown Historical Society exhibit in the Jamestown
The Members Only Tour of Touro Synagogue was wonderful. We learned so much about Touro’s role in religous
New Library Exhibit: Ornaments and Conanicut Marine Services Holiday Cards It’s the holiday season. The new Jamestown Historical
The Members Only Tour of the Opera House was a very interesting peak at great things to come.