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: Garages The automobile changed the way Americans got around, and livery stables, where horses
This year’s house tour takes us on a tour of Jamestown’s eastern shoreline from Hamilton Avenue to Fort
The JHS members-only trip to The New England Wireless and Steam Museum was enjoyed by four members.
New Library Exhibit: Textiles Hanging in the large meeting room of the Library are three textiles from