Quonochontaug Historical Society

Join us for QHS’s 

2024 Summer Programs

The History of the Birds of Quonochontaug

Wednesday, July 10, 2024 - 7:00 PM

Speaker:  Peter Mogielnicki – QHS Bord Member Emertitis

Learn about historical changes of the birds of Quonnie. What birds no longer visit, and what new birds have become Quonnie regulars. 

The Four Historical Cemeteries of Quonochontaug

Wednesday, July 24, 2024 - 7:00 PM

Speaker:  Larry Hunter

Hear a RI cemetery expert speak about 4 cemeteries of Quonnie and show pictures and drone footage of these fascinating landmarks – 3 dating from the 1700s.

The Other Quonochontaug Storms: the Nor’Easters of 1912/13 and Hurricane Carol of 1954

Wednesday, August 7,  2024 - 7:00 PM

Speaker:   Bill Steinmann – QHS Archivist

Steve Young Q- HS Board Member 

Most people know about the great hurricane of 1938 – but you may be surprised at the impact that these two storms had on Quonnie shores.

QHS Annual Meeting

Quonnie Beach Erosion and Restoration

Wednesday, August 21, 2024 - 7:00 PM 

(6:30 PM Annual meeting)

Guest Speaker:  Art Ganz

Using drone technology, learn about the severe erosion that impacted Quonnie beaches this past winter and what can be done to slow this perennial problem.


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As a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, donations to QHS are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. 

Special Fall Program

Wednesday, October 16, 2024

7:00 PM

The Best Of QHS Presentations

The Society is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to recording and preserving the history of Quonochontaug Neck in Charlestown, Rhode Island.  Please explore this website to learn more about the history of this wonderful area.