Jamestown Historical Society

2016 Annual Meeting

This year’s Annual Meeting will be held Wednesday, August 10th at the Jamestown Library. Our speaker will be Brian Wallin, he will speak about “POW Camps in Southern RI”. Brian is a member of Small State/Big History, an online organization of articles and speakers about RI History.

Our business meeting will begin at 7pm, followed by Brian’s talk at 7:30pm.

You can find a preview of his talk at RI POW Camps.

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