April 19, 2007 RSS feed / Island History

Jamestown purchase 350 years ago this week

Plans are already underway for a weeklong summer celebration of the 350th anniversary of the purchase of Conanicut Island from the Narragansett Indians. More...

This week in Island history

Compiled by Sue Maden Week of April 19

The news of 10 and 15 years ago is from the Jamestown Press. The news of 100 years ago from the Newport Daily News came from the collection of the Newport Historical Society. More...