Jamestown Historical Society

“Service Above Self” The Jamestown Rotary Club 1941- 2016

“Service above Self” The Jamestown Rotary. The exhibit of the Jamestown Historical Society at the Jamestown Philomenian Library contains photos of members from the 1950s, a placemat from the last Rotary May Breakfast in 2012, Tickets for the 44th Annual May Breakfast in 2008, a t-shirt from the 39th Annual Jamestown Classic Bike Race as well as a photo of the race from 1992, a collection of objects given to new Rotarians, a gavel, a bell given on the day of its charter March 4, 1941, a copy of the Rotary Song Book, The Windmill newsletter for 1977, a Rotary Club pennant, and photos taken during a 1950 Christmas celebration.

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