HISTORICAL SOCIETY EVENTS
SUMMER 2017 EVENTS
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Saturday, Sept. 9th – 5PM Business Meeting | 5:30 Program
Program: Curators Dr. Gerald Abbott and Pam Gasner to present a 75th Anniversary Exhibit “Rugged and Refined: Block Island’s History and Its Keepers”
Location: Historical Society lawn and tent (Rainy day location: Harbor Baptist Church)
Interesting objects from the archives & special items celebrating the 75th anniversary. Tours: Friday Sept 15th @ noon & 2 pm, Sat 11:00 & 1:00 pm & Sunday 11:00 pmread more
Still in the planning stages Archaeology Day will be held in October, location: Historical Society, Program includes a panel discussion with Kevin McBride, Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Connecticut;
Joseph (Jay) N. Waller, Jr, Senior Archaeologist with The Public Laboratory, Inc (PAL); Tim Ives, Principle Archaeologist from the Rhode Island Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission.
July 3rd (Mon) & 23rd(Sun); August 6th, 20th & Sept. 17th (Sundays) from 9 – 2pm and October 7th (Saturday with the Farmers Market vendors) from 9 – 2pm
Arts & Crafts Guild Fair on Historical Society lawn – Special program on the Porch with Sale of Captain Bob drawingsread more
“All are welcome to visit the Block Island Historical Society Museum for an evening of family fun on the porch of our historic Woonsocket House Museum building.