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.
Last Saturday, June 3 Battery Day was at 11 AM at Conanicut Battery Historic Park We celebrated Jamestown’s
Library Exhibit – June 2017 Decorative Tiles in the JHS Collection Eighteen tiles are on display at
Saturday, June 3 Battery Day 11 AM Conanicut Battery Historic Park Celebrate Jamestown’s 1776 Battery with the Artillery
Don’t forget that the Museum will be open for a preview of the new 2017 Museum Exhibit “Jamestown: