December 8, 2011 RSS feed / Island History

Jamestown Historical Society News

Jamestown’s resort era began in the mid-1870s, when steam ferries between Conanicut Island and Newport made the town more easily accessible. More...

This Week In Island History

Week of December 8   The news of 10 and 15 years ago is from the Jamestown Press. The news of 100 years ago came from the collection of the Newport Historical Society.   100 years ago  More...