Historical society to hold annual meeting
Dr. Ronald Onorato, chair of the Department of Art and Art History at the University of Rhode Island, will be the guest speaker at the Jamestown Historical Society’s 101st annual meeting on Thursday, Aug. 8, at the library. Onorato’s presentation expands on the architecture theme set by the society’s summer exhibit. He will also discuss “Buildings of Rhode Island,” a book written by the late Dr. William Jordy, an architectural historian of national reputation. Onorato edited the book for publication. The talk is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. following a short business meeting beginning at 7 p.m.