Exhibit Preview Party

Little Compton Historical Society 548 West Main Road, Little Compton, RI

 

$40

Family Day

Little Compton Historical Society 548 West Main Road, Little Compton, RI

RESCHEDULED DUE TO WEATHER TO JULY 3! Celebrating The Opening of the 2022 Special Exhibition Free: Admission Special Exhibition Wilbor House Tours Refreshments Children’s Activities Contests for Kids & Adults, Trophies for Best: Skillet Throw Seed Spitting Pie Eating

Free

Gravestone Cleaning Day

Drop in any time between 4-7 PM to learn to safely clean historic gravestones. Pre-registration strongly encouraged to ensure sufficient supplies.

Free

10 Steps to Researching the History of Your House

Little Compton Community Center & Online 34 Commons, Little Compton, RI

Marian Pierre-Louis, Online Education Producer at Legacy Family Tree Webinars You can research the history of your house whether it is 20 years old or 200 years old. Marian Pierre-Louis will introduce where to find the deeds to your house, how to chain a deed, and locating other sources of information such as the US […]

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Little Compton Historical Society Annual Meeting Featuring Primus’ House: History and Archaeology in Little Compton, Holly Herbster

United Congregational Church of Little Compton 1 Commons, Little Compton, RI

7:00 Business Meeting — Church Sanctuary 7:15 Speaker: Holly Herbster, Senior Archaeologist at The Public Archaeology Laboratory, Inc. 8:00 Reception — Church Vestry Register for the Zoom link here if you'd like to attend virtually. Primus’ House: History and Archaeology in Little Compton The Public Archaeology Laboratory, Inc. (PAL) has teamed with the Little Compton […]

Free

Gravestone Cleaning Day

Drop in any time between 4-7 PM to learn to safely clean historic gravestones. Pre-registration strongly encouraged to ensure sufficient supplies.

Free

How to “Read” a Historic Building

Little Compton Community Center & Online 34 Commons, Little Compton, RI

Clark Schoettle, Historical Preservationist This presentation will teach you how to “read” the history of a house based on architectural evidence. Clark will begin with an architectural overview of the houses that will be featured on the Historic House Tour on September 17. He will describe the architectural styles represented in the tour, including their […]

Free

The Weeku from Mat to Bark In 13 Months

Little Compton Community Center & Online 34 Commons, Little Compton, RI

Darius Coombs, Cultural & Outreach Coordinator for Education for the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe The weeku (sometimes “wetu”) for Indigenous Nations of the Northeast has been used for thousands of years. They are homes that could be as small as a six-person family home to as large as a football field. Come join Darius Coombs (Mashpee […]

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Artifact Recovery Days

Little Compton Historical Society 548 West Main Road, Little Compton, RI

Help the Little Compton Historical Society recover artifacts - like ceramic sherds and handmade nails - once used by the occupants of the c. 1691 Wilbor House. Use real archaeological tools to find, sort, and clean artifacts. Then compare the discoveries to previous finds to identify the artifacts and their role in the Wilbor household. […]

Free

Artifact Recovery Days

Little Compton Historical Society 548 West Main Road, Little Compton, RI

Help the Little Compton Historical Society recover artifacts - like ceramic sherds and handmade nails - once used by the occupants of the c. 1691 Wilbor House. Use real archaeological […]

Free

The Care and Keeping of Old Homes

Online Only

Valerie Talmage, Executive Director of Preserve Rhode Island How do owners plan for the preservation of their historic places? Valerie Talmage from Preserve Rhode Island will share some options for […]

Free
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