Saturdays at the Society: Make Ice Cream

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

Just like butter, ice cream needed to be churned by hand, which made it an even more special treat.

Free

Mini-Camp: A Day at Peaked Top School

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

Spend a half-day as a student in Little Compton’s first one-room schoolhouse, including both Colonial and Victorian times. Use reproduction schoolbooks and supplies to practice your reading, writing, and ‘rithmatic […]

$35

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

Saturdays at the Society: Candle-Dipping

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

Candles took time and patience to make, drying between each dip into hot wax.

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 […]

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 […]

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

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 homeowners including preservation easements and a capital-plan approach to prioritizing repairs. *This program will only be offered via Zoom. Register to receive a link.*

Free

Cider Social

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

Vendors who would like to request space can fill out the application here.

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