Jamestown Historical Society

Day: December 1, 2023

Elmer V. Newton’s Conanicut Island Light Keeper’s Journal
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Conanicut Island Light Keeper’s Journal

JHS recently received Elmer V. Newton’s Conanicut Island Light Keeper’s Journal, 1921-1933. Lighthouse keepers were required to keep a journal mostly of day to day life, when inspections were made, and what supplies received.

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