Jamestown Historical Sociey 2019 Annual Meeting

Jamestown Historical Sociey 2019 Annual Meeting

      Don Powers, owner and designer of the recently renovated Zero Energy House on PBS’s This Old House was the guest speaker at the Jamestown Historical Society annual meeting on Tuesday, August 20 which was held at the Jamestown Library.    ...
Jamestown Historical Society 2019 Summer Exhibit Opens

Jamestown Historical Society 2019 Summer Exhibit Opens

Co-curators of the Jamestown Historical Society summer exhibit, Sue Maden and Rosemary Enright (center), were joined by two of Dr. Bates’ descendants, Keith Kriet (left) and Barbara Magruder (right) for the opening of the exhibit about their ancestor. 2019 summer...
Members Only Tour – Prescott Farm

Members Only Tour – Prescott Farm

The latest Members Only Tour of Prescott Farm on May 15, 2019 was Fantastic. Prescott Farm is a 40 acre 18th century farm preserved by The Newport Restoration Foundation established by Doris Duke.  British General Richard Prescott was occupying the farm in July 1777,...
Extraordinary Women of the East Bay – March 2019

Extraordinary Women of the East Bay – March 2019

Pictured left to right:Catharine Morris Wright (1899-1988), Mary Stearns McGaughan (1915-1997), Mary Rosengarten (1847-1913), Marguerite Elliott Eddy (1892-1978), Mary Robinson Miner (1923-2005), Elizabeth H. Clark (1855-1932) A special exhibition that recognizes and...
The Vault Volunteers go to the Redwood

The Vault Volunteers go to the Redwood

The Vault Volunteers took a trip to the Redwood Library to see the Claggett Clocks one of which is the Carr Clock which is know for having been “stolen” and retrieved by a family member.