Summer Programs

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Quonochontaug Historical Society

Summer Events 2022

Wednesday, July 13 ,  7:00 PM

The Exquisite Night Sky

Presenters:  

Bill Steinman - Quonnie Night Sky Enthusiast;              

Scott MacNeill - Director Frosty Drew Observatory

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



Wednesday, July 27, 7:00

Rare Quonnie Postcards

Presenter: 

Joe Coduri - Local Historian and Avid Postcard Collector

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

Wednesday, August 10, 7:00 PM

Historic Quonnie Home Tours

Hosted by: 

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

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.

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.

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