Jamestown Slave History by Peter Fay

Jamestown Slave History by Peter Fay

Speech Delivered at the Dedication of the Slave History Medallion at East Ferry, Jamestown, RI, May 22, 2021   Image courtesy of Rhode Island Historical Society, MSS 1026, Folder 14, Thomas G. Hazard, Deed of Sale, 12/29/1791.   Hear ye, hear ye, hear ye....
2021 Spring Newsletter

2021 Spring Newsletter

Our Spring 2021 Newsletter is now available for download.  Don’t miss the committee reports of all the things that we’ve been working on while at home. And take a look  at the donations that made over the past year, we value everyone’s efforts to...
2021 Spring Newsletter

2020 Fall Newsletter

Our Fall 2020 Newsletter is now available for download.  Don’t miss the committee reports of all the things that we’ve been working on while at home. And take a look  at the donations that made over the past year, we value everyone’s efforts to keep...
Library Exhibit, September 2019 Bomes Theatre

Library Exhibit, September 2019 Bomes Theatre

New Library Exhibit:  September, 2019 From 1922 to 1982, Jamestown had its own theatre – called the Palace at first and, after 1946, the Jamestown Theatre.  The theatre brought movies to the people of Jamestown in the days when the ferry schedule governed whether an...