Johnston Historical Society
Upcoming Events


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Unless otherwise noted, all events take place at the Johnston Historical Society Museum Barn, 101 Putnam Pike, Johnston, and are free and open to the public. Events are subject to change.

Sunday, February 25, 2024
General Meeting
2pm
Special Sunday meeting. Beth Shinn, Adjunct Professor of History at Roger Williams University, will be the speaker. Her topic: Plagues through History and Their Impact.

Sunday, March 24, 2024
General Meeting
2pm
Special Sunday meeting. Drake Patten of Hurricane Hill Farm, Cranston, will speak about wool and sheep.

Wednesday, April 24, 2024
General Meeting
7pm
Our speaker will be archivist Rhonda Chadwick.

Sunday, May 5, 2024
JHS Fundraising Tea
1-3pm
Andrew Harris House, 216 Morgan Avenue. Socialize, enjoy three types of tea, finger sandwiches and pastries. Fancy dress encouraged but not required. $35 per person; rain or shine; tickets are limited, so reserve your space early! Contact Anthony at (401) 764-5901 or aursillo401@gmail.com for tickets.

Saturday, May 11, 2024
Yard Sale
8am-1pm
JHS Headquarters, 101 Putnam Pike, Johnston. Come buy stuff! Interested in selling stuff? A $25 donation to the JHS rents a six-foot spot! Plenty of parking. Rain date, October 15. Contact Anthony at (401) 764-5901 or aursillo401@gmail.com.

Wednesday, May 29, 2024
General Meeting
7pm
Ruth Strach will be our speaker. She'll give a presentation on book binding.

Wednesday, June 26, 2024
General Meeting
7pm
Speaker TBD.

July and August
Summer Hiatus—Executive Board meetings and General meetings are suspended for the summer. Have fun everyone!

Wednesday, September 25, 2024
General Meeting
7pm
Dan Brown will give a talk on the Titanic.

To see photos of past events, please visit our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/johnstonhistorical.

Note: Both our museum and the Elijah Angell House are open by appointment—we always welcome visits by interested individuals or groups. Just shoot us an email at johnstonhistorical1825@gmail.com, or leave a message at (401) 231-3380 to set one up.


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Johnston Historical Society, 101 Putnam Pike, Johnston, RI 02919, (401) 231-3380, johnstonhistorical1825@gmail.com
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Updated February 2024