JHS Books

Books about Jamestown written by our Members
by Rosemary Enright and Sue Maden

In 1873, William Lincoln Bates was sent to reform school for theft; 25 years later, he founded Dr. Bates' Sanitarium in Jamestown. Bates’ 1874 reform school diary is transcribed in its entirety, and his biography describes his transition to respected member of the community.

Jamestown Historical Society, 2019, $20

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by Rosemary Enright and Sue Maden

Discover the fascinating history of Jamestown, from tales of shipwrecks to summer days long past.

The History Press, 2016, $21.50

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by Rosemary Enright & Sue Maden, photographs by Delia Klingbeil

Photos of the town's legendary individuals selected from JHS archives, gathered from Society members, & taken by D. Klingbeil.

Arcadia Publishing, 2014, $20

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by James C. Buttrick with the Jamestown Historical Society

Photos from the JHS collection, selected & described by a long-time Jamestowner, to tell the town history.

Arcadia Publishing, 2003, $20

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by Rosemary Enright and Sue Maden

The fascinating story of the island community from before settlement by the English to the present day.

The History Press, 2010, $22

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by Martha Milot

A coloring book of objects in the Jamestown Historical Society Collection.

Jamestown Historical Society, 2009, $3

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by Martha Milot

The history & operation of the Jamestown windmill, told by Puds, the windmill cat.

Jamestown Historical Society, 2007, $5

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by Sue Maden

The history of the first bridge across the West Passage of the bay to Conanicut Island.

The Jamestown Press, 2007. $20

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