Quonochontaug Historical Society

QHS Summer Events 

2022

(All events to be held in the Quonnie Grange)


Welcome

Wednesday, July 13 , 7:00 PM

The Exquisite Night Sky



Learn about easy ways to protect Quonnie’s dark skies from the problem of ever-increasing light pollution and our local gem, Frosty Drew.

Presenters:  

Bill Steinman - Quonnie Night Sky Enthusiast;              

Scott MacNeill - Director Frosty Drew Observatory


2022 Membership 

Join/Renew 


Please consider becoming a 2022 member of the Quonochontaug Historical Society.    Your membership will help support our organization’s unique historical work in the Quonnie community.   

 

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Wednesday, July 27, 7:00

Rare Quonnie Postcards









Come hear Joe Coduri present his acclaimed postcard collection on a big screen and learn about Quonnie’s rich history

Presenter: Joe Coduri - Local Historian and Avid Postcard Collector

QHS Archive Center

SUMMER HOURS

Wednesdays

10:00 to 3:00 

July 6th - August 31st

Shipwrecks!

Money Rock

Gambling


See it all at the QHS Archive Center

Lower Level of the Grange

Wednesday, August 10, 7:00 PM

Historic Quonnie Home Tours






Come with us and learn bout three Quonnie homes that were once prominent farms.  This year, Buddington Farm,  Jarred Babcock Farm (Whistling Chimneys), and Sheffield Farm will be our focus.

Hosted by: 

Steve Young, Ken Andrews, and Leah Bradshaw - QHS Board Members

Wednesday, August 24, 6:30 PM

QHS Annual Meeting and 

Day in the Life of a Quahogger






A brief annual meeting will be followed by the program, Day in the Lifer of a Quahogger.  Also known as the “King of the Bay”  Jody king is not just any Quahogger - having over 30 years of experience on Narragansett Bay

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.