LCHS Books

Books may be purchased at The Wilbor House Museum in person or over the phone (401-635-4035), on, or at local area stores.

landscapes book cover thumbThis beautifully illustrated, hardcover book combines historic and contemporary photographs, with historic maps and images of the Little Compton, Rhode Island landscape. The images are paired with essays written by local historians and environmental scientists that explore how the people of Little Compton have shaped and been shaped by the local landscape.    $30 (Members pay $25)


If Jane Should Want to be Sold: Stories of Enslavement, Indenture and Freedom in Little Compton, Rhode Island
by Marjory Gomez O’Toole (2016)
$20 (Members pay $15)

The Stories Houses TellLCHS2015Cover_front_lorres
by Various Authors including an Afterword by Marian Pierre-Louis (2015)
$15 (Members pay $10)

First Light SakonnetThe History of Little Compton, First Light: Sakonnet, 1660-1820
by Janet Lisle (2010)


A Home By The Sea

The History of Little Compton, A Home By the Sea, 1820-1950
by Janet Lisle and Little Compton Historical Society (2012)

Remembering AdamsvilleRemembering Adamsville
by Marjory O’Toole, Serena Parente Charlebois and Little Compton Historical Society (2013)


Sakonnet Point Perspectives
by James C. Garman and Michelle Styger (2011)


L is for Little Compton
by Piper Hawes (2009)

Little Compton Families (2 Volumes)book_LittleComptonFamilies
by Benjamin Franklin Wilbour

Little Compton Families: Little Compton, Rhode Island, Vol. 2
by Benjamin Franklin Wilbour

Little Compton Remembers World War II, 1945-1995 (Volume III)
by Little Complton Historical Society (1995)

book_TerraNovaVidaNovaTerra Nova, Vida Nova – The Portuguese in Little Compton
by Juanita Goulart (2007)


Portraits in Time, Three Centuries of Remarkable Residents, 1600-1900
by Little Compton Historical Society (2008)

book_SydneyBurleighThe Life and Works of Sydney Burleigh
by Janet Lisle (2006)