Jamestown Town Hall

Narragansett Ave, Jamestown, RI

Jamestown Library

26 North Road, Jamestown, RI

Windmill

North Road near Weeden Lane

Conanicut Battery

Battery Lane

Summer Exhibit 2022: The Jamestown Museum at Fifty – A Retrospective

Exhibit opening Saturday, June 18, 2022,

Preview the exhibit here

Places to Visit


See Jamestown’s historic sites and learn its history through its artifacts

Current Exhibits


Learn about this summer’s museum exhibit and other displays around town

Map of Historic Places


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From our Online Catalog


Search and view our online catalog of materials in the JHS collections

2022 Summer Exhibit Opening Reception

2022 Summer Exhibit Opening Reception

The 2022 Jamestown Museum opening reception for the exhibit titled The Jamestown Museum at Fifty: A Retrospective was held Friday, June 17, 2022. Early evening showers and downpour was not enough to dampen the spirits of JHS members and guests who attended the event....

Jamestown Art Center’s Biennial Outdoor Exhibit

Jamestown Art Center’s Biennial Outdoor Exhibit

The Jamestown Art Center’s Biennial Outdoor Exhibit includes a field of crocheted “Poppies” at the Jamestown Windmill on North Rd. Thanks to dozens of Jamestown Historical Society volunteers the Windmill will be open for free tours every Friday, Saturday and Sunday...

From the Collection – Golf in Jamestown

From the Collection – Golf in Jamestown

Just as golf was becoming popular in the U.S. in the late nineteenth century, Jamestown’s first golf course, a 9-hole Conanicut Golf Club was officially formed in 1895. Six holes were located south of Hamilton Avenue, mostly on the pastures of the Cottrell Farm north...

Battery Day 2022

Battery Day 2022

Battery Day sponsored by the Jamestown Historical Society was held on May 21, 2022 at the Conanicut Battery. The 2nd Rhode Island Continental Regiment, the Kingston Reds, the 54th Regiment of Foot demonstrated Revolutionary War tactics and artillery at the battery...