Jamestown Historical Society

More Showings of “We Took the Ferry”

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Colony House
Washington Square, Newport, RI

May 23 2015
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

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There will be more opportunities to view “We Took the Ferry”, Bob Sutton’s video capturing the adventures of high school students who rode the ferry to and from Newport each day.

The Newport Historical Society will be showing the video at the Colony House in Newport on Thursday, May 21 at 5:30 pm. The video will be introduced by Newport Historical Society’s Librarian, Genealogist and Jamestown resident Bert Lippincott. DVDs will be available for purchase after the showing.

Rhode Island PBS will be showing “We Took the Ferry” during the Month of May. The dates and channels are

Rhode Island PBS
(36.1, Cox 8/1008HD, VerizonFios 508/518HD)
Sunday, May 17 6:00 pm
Saturday, May 23 11:25 pm

Learn Channel (36.2, Cox 808, VerizonFios 478)
Tuesday, May 19 8:00 pm

You can also purchase a copy of the video before the showing online. The online price of the DVD is $20 plus $3 for shipping and handling. Click on the link We Took the Ferry.

It is also available in the JHS vault in the lower level of the Jamestown Town Hall, 93 Narragansett Avenue, from 9am to noon, Tuesdays and Thursdays. Come visit us and see our collections first hand in the vault!