Jamestown Historical Society

Trolley Tours – Saturday, July 22, 2017

The JHS held a series of trolley tours to historic spots on Conanicut Island on Saturday, July 22th led by and organized by Jane Bentley.  The tours were so popular that a fourth tour was added on at 3 PM.  A huge “Thank You” to Jane for such interesting tours and for handling the overwhelming demand with grace  and ingenuity. 

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