Jamestown Historical Society

Jamestown Windmill Receives Legislative Grant

Jamestown’s Windmill Day will be especially festive July 16th thanks to a  $1000 legislative grant sponsored by our representative Deb Ruggiero.  Windmill Committee chair Jane Bentley and president Rosemary Enright accepted the grant check at the windmill.

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Jamestown Historical Society Launches Dynamic New Website

The new improved JHS website jamestownhistoricalsociety.org was unveiled last week after months of work by several dedicated JHS volunteers.

George Whitley, Rhode Island Jonnycakes

George Whitley spoke about the history of this special corn and the milling of it, and he made jonnycakes with flint corn for all attendees to enjoy.

Ceramic Pot

This small ceramic pot with its lid is believed to have come across the bay in the house that became the Bay Voyage hotel.