Jim Garman Selected for the ‘Portsmouth Award”

Sept 12, 2022 – Town Historian, Board Member and Past President of the Portsmouth Historical Society, was presented the “Portsmouth Award” for exceptional community service for preserving and conveying Portsmouth’s rich history. The the award was presented by Town Council President Kevin Aguiar at the Town Council meeting on September 12, 2022.

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Lecture – ” “Crossing the Sakonnet: Ferries, Bridges and Railroads”

. Aug 4, 2022 – – The Portsmouth Historical Society presented a local history lecture by Town Historian Jim Garman. Since the founding of Portsmouth in 1638 there have been close relations between Portsmouth and Tiverton. The main barrier was finding a way to communicate with one another. In the early colonial days numerous ferries

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