The Portsmouth Garden Club will hold a ceremony at the Portsmouth Historical Society to dedicate their recent plantings on the property.
The town of Portsmouth is seeking ideas on how to redevelop the former Coggeshall School, which has served many purposes in the past since its construction in 1925.
The Portsmouth Historical Society will host another Historic Book Club this month. Find out more information about this program here.
The Portsmouth Historical Society will host their annual Harvest Social at Greenvale Vineyards in September. Find out more information here.
Portsmouth, Rhode Island, has a proud history of trailblazing men and women. While it may be easier to trace the lives and influence of the Portsmouth men, our community has had women who were important to establishing the roots and values of the community.
This Sunday, the Prudence Conservancy and A&R Marine Construction will celebrate the restoration of the Stone Dock in Prudence Park with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The event is open to the public.
The Mayor of Portsmouth, England, will visit Portsmouth as part of a tour of all 3 Atlantic Portsmouths. Find out how you can meet the mayor here.
In honor of the Battle of Rhode Island’s 240th anniversary, the Portsmouth Historical Society will host a lecture with noted historical author Christian McBurney.
The Lord Mayor of Portsmouth’s namesake city in the United Kingdom will visit Portsmouth, Rhode Island, at the end of August to continue the close relationship between the two municipalities established during Portsmouth’s 375th-anniversary celebration in 2013.
The Portsmouth Historical Society will host a talk on Portsmouth’s “Founding Mother,” Anne Hutchinson, in the society’s upstairs meeting room this month.
Portsmouth will welcome a special group of East Bay Sea Kayakers to commemorate Col. William Barton’s daring nighttime raid.
The Portsmouth Business Association (PBA) will honor the Portsmouth Historical Society at its annual dinner meeting.
Mark your calendars! The town of Portsmouth will celebrate Founders Day this March at Portsmouth Town Hall. The event will include a lecture and showing of the Portsmouth Compact.
As part of the 240th anniversary of the Battle of Rhode Island, the Portsmouth Historical Society, in conjunction with the Portsmouth Free Public Library, will host noted author Christian McBurney for a lecture on the famous battle.
A historic home on Bristol Ferry Road will be transformed into condominiums, according to The Newport Daily News.
An estimated 130 people attended last Wednesday night’s lecture on the history of Island Park by Town Historian Jim Garman at the Common Fence Point Community Center.