Jamestown Historical Society

Restoration at Arnold Cemetery – April 2018

On April 14, Rhode Island Historic Cemetery Restoration & Awareness Day, a dozen JHS volunteers met at the Josiah Arnold burial ground to clean up, straighten, and reset some of the 300-year-old tombstones.

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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.