Jamestown Historical Society

Library Exhibit – June 2018: Weddings

June is the month of weddings.  Our June exhibit in the JHS case in the Jamestown Philomenian Library features photographs and memorabilia of Jamestown brides and weddings, including a 1767 Quaker marriage license signed by all the wedding guests.

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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.