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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Adult Trivia Night a Success

The PHS Trivia Night was held at the Valley Inn on April 11, 2019.

PHS Gets LED Lighting Upgrade

Rich Talipsky and Dave Duggan recently took on the task of replacing all the incandescent bulbs in the Museum and Old Town Hall with high efficiency LED bulbs.

Jim Garman, PHS President, Honored by Grange as Citizen of the Year

Jim Garman, PHS President was honored as one of Portsmouth’s Citizens of the Year at a recent Portsmouth Grange ceremony held at the Portsmouth Multi-purpose Senior Center.

Garden Club Dedicates New PHS Plantings

On Saturday November 17, 2019 PHS Members and the Portsmouth Garden Club gathered to dedicated planting at the Society Museum that were donated by the Garden Club.    

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When you register with Amazon Smile, Amazon will donate to the Portsmouth Historical Society with each of your Amazon purchases. 0.5% of your purchase prices will go the the Society....

Artemas Fish Door Project – Own a ca 1760 Antique Door

Artemas Fish Door Project The Portsmouth Historical Society is offering for sale six hand-hewn four-paneled doors from the Artemas Fish House on Glen Road in Portsmouth. The doors are believed...

PHS Harvest Social A Success as Autumn Arrives

Over 40 supporters joined in celebration of the arrival of Fall at the October 20, 2018 Portsmouth Historical Society Harvest Social at Greenvale Vineyards.  Wine, great food and conversation did...

Coastweeks Hurricane of 38 Event at Island Park Friday Sept 21

Coastweeks Hurricane of 38 Event at Island Park Friday Sept 21

Friday, September 21, 9:30 a.m – 11:30 a.m. Island Park, Portsmouth Pam Rubinoff and Janet Freedman talk about coastal resilience at a 2017 Coastweeks event. Join Janet Freedman, CRMC coastal...

Portsmouth Historical Society to Host Annual Harvest Social Sept 20

Portsmouth Historical Society to Host Annual Harvest Social The Portsmouth Historical Society will host their annual Harvest Social at Greenvale Vineyards from 5:30 -7:30 on Thursday, 20 September. Town Historian...

Society and Community Theater Honored with RI Theater Awards

Society and Community Theater Honored with RI Theater Awards

Rhode Island Theater Awards for 2018 were awarded to the Portsmouth Historical Society and the Portsmouth Community Theater for their recent original production of “Murder at the Coal Mine. Awards...