January 3, 2013 RSS feed / Island History

Jamestown Historical Society News

The Jamestown Historical Society had a very good 2012 – thanks to all our volunteers – and we’re looking forward to an equally busy 2013. 100th Anniversary More...

This Week In Island History

Week of January 4

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 From the Newport Journal, Jan. 3, 1913 More...

Jamestown Shores: Building a community of summer cottages

Jamestown Shores is the largest single subdivision in Jamestown. Its development began in late 1946 when a private development group, the Federal Building and Development Corporation, purchased the Tefft, Gladding and Maxfield farms. More...