Jamestown Historical Society

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Conanicut Club
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Yacht Club Exhibit

The Conanicut Yacht Club was founded in 1892 and is one of the oldest yacht clubs on Narragansett Bay. This month’s exhibit in the JHS case in the foyer of Town Hall celebrates the many activities of the club.

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JHS Museum Grand Opening 1
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2023 Museum Exhibit Opening Reception

On May 26, the 2023 JHS Museum opened a new exhibit, “Celebrating Jamestown Ferries: 150th Anniversary of Jamestown’s First Steam Ferry”. JHS members enjoyed a reception highlighting the anniversary of the first steam ferry going into service in Jamestown in 1873.

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Town Hall: License Exhibit

The new exhibit mounted by the Jamestown Historical Society in the mini-exhibit case in the foyer of Town Hall features licenses and license applications from the JHS collection.

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White porcelain perfume bottle from the colonial era
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Mini-exhibit: Bottles

The new exhibit mounted by the Jamestown Historical Society in the mini–exhibit case in the foyer of Town Hall features bottles of all kinds from the JHS collection. The oldest bottle shown is a white porcelain perfume bottle from the colonial era.

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