The Great September Gale of 1815
The Great September Gale of 1815 by John Russell Bartlett (Rhix5262) Recently, we have been reminded of our own … Continue reading The Great September Gale of 1815
You are HERE: Maps at the RIHS
This blog is in honor of our (and very first successful) Netop Night at the Robinson Research Center! We hold … Continue reading You are HERE: Maps at the RIHS
Fun in the Sun!
Every year people flock to the beaches of Rhode Island for some fun in the sun.Beach front entertainment took on … Continue reading Fun in the Sun!
Missing the snow?
On this lovely 43 degree and sunny January day, I cannot help but miss the snow. Of course, like all … Continue reading Missing the snow?
Faith & Freedom Friday: Thomas Howland
He appraises us through the paint with a skeptical look, his eyebrow raised and his mouth nearly a smirk—or is … Continue reading Faith & Freedom Friday: Thomas Howland
Tomorrow is Veterans Day, and we hope you will join us at the Museum of Work & Culture at 11:00 … Continue reading Unknown Soldiers
Job Well Done
Good students have been getting rewards of one kind or another for a long time, and the companies producing and … Continue reading Job Well Done
Unfortunately, this post just missed Elephant Appreciation Day, but better late than never. “The Elephant”* is a broadside advertising the … Continue reading The Elephant
In addition to collections of materials like books, manuscripts and images, the Historical Society has a wide range of ephemeral … Continue reading Bookplates
Grog O' Clock (Martin Page, part I)
Faced with a diary or a memoir or a collection of someone’s correspondence, it’s a natural impulse to try to … Continue reading Grog O' Clock (Martin Page, part I)