Pamphlets & Educational Aids

Downloadable items about Jamestown & the JHS

Pamphlets

by James C. Buttrick

History of Charles L. Bevins, the Shingle Style architect who designed many of Jamestown's summer cottages in the late 19th century.

Occasional Paper #1, Jamestown Historical Society, 2002

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by Mary Miner, photographs by Rosemary Enright

The growth of Cedar Cemetery and the incorporation of the Friends and Hazard family burial grounds.

Occasional Paper #2, Jamestown Historical Society, 2003

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by Captain Frank Snyder (USN Ret)

A chronological list of important events on Gould Island from 1657 to 2003. With a selected bibliography.

Occasional Paper #3, Jamestown Historical Society, 2004

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by Elmer S. Congdon

One man's memories of building the Jamestown Bridge in 1940.

Occasional Paper #4, Jamestown Historical Society, 2004

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by Rosemary Enright and Sue Maden

A history of the light on Dutch Island and the man who kept it lit. With bibliography.

Occasional Paper #5, Jamestown Historical Society, 2009

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1912 - 2012

A history of the Jamestown Historical Society on the occasion of its 100th anniversary.

Occasional Paper #6, Jamestown Historical Society, 2013

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The history and operation of the Jamestown windmill.

Jamestown Historical Society, 2014

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A Historical Sketch of the Carr Family from 1456 to 1929
by Walter L. Watson

The history of the Carr family, particularly the branch of the family that settled in Jamestown.

Scanned, Walter L. Watson, 1926

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by James C. Buttrick

Definition and description of architectural styles in Jamestown since the Colonial era.

Occasional Paper #7, Jamestown Historical Society, 2013

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Educational Aids

by Christine Bernardo and Jennifer Kittredge

Comprehensive lesson plans for educators, designed to enhance a visit to the Jamestown Windmill. Lessons are grounded in the ELA Common Core Standards for grades 5-8.

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