From the Collection – Noel

From the Collection – Noel

Perusing archival material in the JHS collection, we came upon a reminiscence titled “Noel” that was written by W. L. Watson, December 1948. Among Mr. Watson’s thoughtful words about family holidays and summer visits at the Carr homestead, he reflects upon the value...
From the Collection – We Vote in Jamestown!

From the Collection – We Vote in Jamestown!

Our online collection has many items from 1763 to 2020 describing the votes and voters of Jamestown. The handwritten document is a list of freemen of Jamestown who voted for the governor and general officers of the colony of Rhode Island in 1763. The list is followed...
From the Collection – JHS Business Letterheads

From the Collection – JHS Business Letterheads

  Members of the Jamestown Historical Society who grew up on Conanicut Island or spent their summers here will recognize many of the businesses that are found in the JHS Financial records. The letterheads in the JHS collection are receipts for work completed by...