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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Founders’ Day 2018

All Large Furniture Back in Place After Floor Painting

On Saturday February 10, 2018, Society volunteers came out to place back all the major furniture after completion of floor painting.  they also emptied the storage POD so the curators...

Board Helps to get the Floor Painted

Members of the board gathered on Sunday March 22 to move furniture in the main museum to get the floor painting completed   L to R Rich Talipsky, Doug Smith,...

Lois Ryan Elected to Board, Tim Ryan Resigns

Lois Ryan Elected to Board, Tim Ryan Resigns

Congratulations to Lois Ryan who was elected to the Society Board of Directors, at the January 17, 2018 meeting.  Lois fills a vacant position on the Board Class of 2019.   We...

“Christmas in Song” a Great Success

“Christmas in Song” a Great Success

One of the first community Christmas events, and the year’s final event of the Historical Society was the “Christmas in Song” concert presented by the Newport Navy Choristers.

Sarah J. Eddy Inducted into the RI Heritage Hall of Fame

Sarah J. Eddy Inducted into the RI Heritage Hall of Fame

Sarah J. Eddy was inducted into the RI Heritage Hall of Fame Sunday December 3, 2017. Jim Garman accepted the award in the name of the PHS. For those not...

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...