Jamestown Historical Society

Tour of Fort Adams – July 2016

The last outing of the Society was to tour Fort Adams on Wednesday, July 27.

We met at the Fort at 9:30 am and were given a tour by Rob McCormack, Director of Visitor Experience, Jamestown resident and lifelong student of the forts in Narragansett Bay.

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