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We accept donations of  photographs, ephemera and objects with Block Island history.

We can scan your family photos of Block Island. We are currently looking for images from the 1950s – 70s.

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Contact Info:

Block Island Historical Society
P. O. Box 79
18 Old Town Rd
Block Island, RI 02807
Phone: 401-864-4357, Exec. Director

Summer museum info: 401-466-2481
Off season tours/research: by appointment


Internship Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in an internship at the Historical Society. Our  Summer and Fall 2018 internship spots are still available. Housing is not provided. Minimum 10 hours /week.  Please send resume/ phone interview required.

For more information please contact: Pamela Gasner, Executive Director at the above email address.

Gallery/Museum Shop Positions Available

Summer 2018

20 Hours/week – previous retail experience required

Volunteer Docent Program

Volunteers welcome all year long – Please call for more information and projects.