Portsmouth Historical Society
Portsmouth Historical Society (c) 2015; 870 East Main Road (at Union St), PO Box 834, Portsmouth, RI 02871

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Friends of Anne Hutchinson Send Birthday Wishes via Postcard

  Friends of Anne Hutchinson sent greetings for Anne’s Birthday via post card.  

A Birthday Letter for Anne

A Birthday Letter for Anne

Toby Liederman, the coordinator of the Bronx History Forum sent a Birthday letter on Anne Hutchinson. Happy Birthday AH0001 She also sent a biography of Anne and a map showing...

FoundingMothers: Rebecca Cornell – Friend of Anne

FoundingMothers: Rebecca Cornell – Friend of Anne

Please see PortsmouthHistoryNotes Post.   Founding Mothers: Rebecca Cornell – Friend of Anne  

Portsmouth Shows 1776 Copy of Declaration on Independence

On July 6, 2017, the Portsmouth Town Clerk brought the Town’s Copy of the Declaration of Independence out of the vault for the public to see.  It is called a...

Society 2017 Annual Meeting June 19

Our annual members meeting was held at the museum on Monday evening June 17, 2017 The Society recognized Jill Much, who is Past President and current Corresponding Secretary, for her...

“Dig and Fill” at the Museum

Board Members Jim Garman, Doug Smith, Dave Faucher, Dave Duggan, Gary Gump and Rich Talipsky did a lot of “digging” to excavate the lower part of the museum foundation to...

Trivia Night Sees 7 Teams Battle

Seven teams battled with their history minds at Portsmouth Historical Society’s Trivia Nite held at the Valley Inn on April 20, 2017.

The Glen Farm Ribbons

The Glen Farm Ribbons

Portsmouth History Notes has posted a story about the Glen Farm Ribbons

The Thurston Meal Bag

The Thurston Meal Bag

  Portsmouth History Notes has posted a story about the “Thurston Meal Bag”  

Eagle Eyes and Emergency Action Averts Damage to PHS Museum

The eagle eye of Gary Gump and the great work of Mike Paglierani and Dave Duggan averted potential damage to the PHS Building. On Friday, Feb 23, Gary Gump, passing...