We’re recruiting enthusiastic and inquisitive history lovers to volunteer as docents and educators at the John Brown House Museum in Providence. Deadline January 31, 2018!
On a Saturday morning in 1815, 11-foot-plus storm surges blasted the coast of Rhode Island, driven by what experts believe was a Category 4 hurricane originating in the West Indies and making landfall in New England.
Two hundred years later, join us for two events in September presented in partnership with Historic New England!
In 1834,Timothy Ruggles Green had this “lover’s eye” miniature made for Cornelia E. Arnold, whom he would marry the following … Continue reading Object Thursday: T. F. Green’s Grandfather’s Eye
First we were a Local Treasure in the January-February 2012 issue of Yankee Magazine, and now the museum has been … Continue reading John Brown House Museum: Yankee Magazine Editors Choice Award