Rhode Island History

Submitted by kwells on Wednesday September 23, 2015

Mark the 100th anniversary of the Scituate Reservoir and learn more about the community costs to create the structure.  A native of Scituate, Raymond Wolf has authored fourteen books on Rhode Island history with a focus on the “lost Villages

Submitted by lmoulton on Wednesday August 20, 2014

Join us for the launch of Robert Geake’s new book:

Colonial New England Curiosities

Submitted by kwells on Tuesday July 22, 2014

Michelle Valletta, Adjunct Instructor at Rhode Island College and Roger Williams University, will discuss the history of the city of Providence in the 19th century and how it impacted the development of the Providence Police

Submitted by kwells on Tuesday July 22, 2014

The authors of an updated history of the Providence Police Department recently published by

Submitted by kwells on Monday July 21, 2014

On exhibition from August 5-October 30.

Submitted by kwells on Tuesday December 03, 2013

Submitted by lmoulton on Thursday November 14, 2013

"The Governor Henry Lippitt House Museum is the only intact authentic example of original 19th century high style Victorian decoration in Providence."   - The NY Times

Join us for a tour of this

Submitted by lmoulton on Wednesday October 02, 2013

The New England Mariner Tradition:   Old Salts, Superstitions, Shanties & Shipwrecks

Submitted by lmoulton on Monday September 23, 2013


Local Historian Inks Final Chapter of the John Gordon Saga

Submitted by lmoulton on Wednesday February 06, 2013

Join us for a lesson in Rhode Island history!