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.
The town historian will present a lecture in January entitled, “Island Park 1898-1938: An Important Era in Portsmouth’s History.”
Doug Smith, vice president of the Portsmouth Historical Society, recently submitted the following letter to the editor about the society’s donation to the Brown Medical School.
The following letter to the editor, written by Jim Garman, discusses the Portsmouth Historical Society’s “exciting year” and upcoming events.
Tickets are now on sale for the Newport Navy Choristers’ concert, “Christmas in Song,” to be held this December in Portsmouth.
The following letter to the editor by Doug Smith, vice president of the Portsmouth Historical Society, announces the historical society’s Christmas concert.
Town Historian and Portsmouth Historical Society President Jim Garman will discuss the history of local ferries and bridges at an upcoming lecture.
The Portsmouth Historical Society, in partnership with the Portsmouth Community Theater, will present a new performance of “History Comes Alive.”