Friday, October 12, 2018

Celebrating 30 Years!

Warren Preservation Society 30th Anniversary Celebration 

Sunday, November 11, 2018
5:00 – 8:00 PM
George Hail Library, 530 Main Street, Warren

Invitation is open to supporting WPS members
$30.00 per member. 
Please reserve your space by November 1st

Make your reservation here with PayPal
$30.00 per member.

Reservations can also be made at DISH, 155 Water Street.

If you would like to make a reservation by mail please send check to:
 WPS, PO Box 624, Warren, RI 02885
Please include full name of each member attending with your payment.

Questions?  Email us at

Thank you for your support and participation! 
The evening will include:

Champagne, appetizers and dessert. 

Guided tours of the Charles Whipple Greene Museum at George Hail Library. 

Recently acquired Capt. John Haile Bowen ca. 1850 camphor sea chest will be on display.

Limited edition print of the WPS “30 for 30” Photo Project will be available for purchase.

Special door prize and slide show of WPS memories.  

Thursday, September 6, 2018

Celebrating 30 Years....Upcoming Events for Fall 2018

Warren Walkabout--Sunday, October 21st from 12-5 PM 

The Warren Walkabout is a celebration of all things Warren...shops, food, historical venues and entertainment.  WPS will take part in the festivities with our "Warren: Then and Now" photograph exhibit at Sprout Coworking on Main Street.  The exhibit will include historic images of Warren architecture paired with modern images to show how historic Warren has evolved over the years and to demonstrate the importance of preservation in our community.  Other historic maps and images will be displayed.  Free and open to the public.  

"30 for 30" Anniversary Event at George Hail Public Library

Sunday, November 11th from 5-8 PM

This year is our 30th Anniversary and we are planning a special anniversary celebration at George Hail Library on Sunday, November 11th.  This event is for members only and will feature WPS memories, an exclusive "30 for 30" Anniversary print, and tours of the George Hail Town Museum. More information on this event will be available to our membership in October.  

Annual Holiday Party

In December, WPS will host our Annual Holiday Party for our members and friends.  Information on date and venue will be determined in November. 

This event is always a merry and bright way to ring in the holiday season in historic Warren!

Saturday, June 30, 2018

Mullins Photography Donation from Fall River Historical Society

Recently WPS acquired some negatives and proofs (mostly of portraits and passport photos) from Mullins Photography by way of Fall River Historical Society.  All of them are from 1970-80s, are enclosed in paper envelopes from the Mullins Studio with name, address and dates.

 If anyone would like to claim these items please contact us at

The following items were donated:

  1. Negatives--Robert Proulx, 52 Cottage Street, Warren--05-10-71
  2. Negatives--Donald Poland, 418 Seaview Avenue, Warren--09-16-85
  3. Negatives--Kart Larson, 42 Seaview Avenue, Warren--02-06-1982
  4. Negatives--Gary Chapman, 118 Maple Road, Warren--12-29-75
  5. Negatives--Donald Shoesmith, 9 Denver Ave, Warren--08-15-75
  6. Negatives--William Read, Warren--04-24-1975
  7. Wedding Proofs/Negatives--Dorothy Connell & Gil Sousa, 510 Child Street--06-27-75
  8. Proofs and Negatives--Janice Thornton & Steven Skinner, 166 Union Ave, Warren--05-19-75