Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Fall General Meeting and Middle Passage Project Presentation

Please join us for our Fall Membership Meeting on Thursday, September 22nd at Fellowship Hall, First United Methodist Church, Church Street.
 
The meeting will begin at 6:00 PM with a Potluck Supper. 
 
Please join us at 7:30 PM for a presentation by the Warren Middle Passage Project:
 

Warren:  19 Years in the Slave Trade

 
Nearly fifty percent of all African slaves brought to America came in vessels from Rhode Island. Please join us to  learn more about Warren's role in the slave trade.
 
For more information on the Middle Passage Project go to:  http://www.middlepassageproject.org/
 
 
The potluck supper is open to WPS members and guests.  New members are always welcome. 
 
The Middle Passage Presentation is open to the community. 
 
Thank you for your participation and support!
 

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Annual Meeting and Historic Site Marker Dedication Ceremony

Thursday, June 23, 2016

 

The Maxwell House

 (53 Church Street)
 
Annual Meeting and Elections--6:00 PM
 
Historic Site Marker Dedication--6:30 PM
 
Please join us after the ceremony for a reception at the Maxwell House.
 
We will be serving a selection of local oysters, wine and refreshments.
 
Thank you for your support!
 
 
 

Friday, April 29, 2016

A Place Apart: the evolving landscape of Touisset



 Opening May 19, 2016, 5-8 Pm

Show runs May 21 - 22, 2016, 12-3 PM

at

the former Touisset Post Office

next to the Touisset Community Club

22 Touisset Road

Warren, RI

 
This exhibit features excerpts from video based oral interviews as well as maps, photographs and artifacts.
The WPS Historic House Marker Program dovetails with this exhibit and markers will be awarded at the opening.
 
The opening is invitation only and includes our Oral History interview subjects and their families, WPS members and members of the TPCC.
 

The general public is invited to view the exhibit on Saturday, May 21st and Sunday, May 22nd

from 12 - 3 PM.

New members are always welcome.
 
Thank you for your support!