Quonochontaug Historical Society


2020 Summer Programs

This year’s summer programs will be held via Zoom.

How to participate in our programs:

Click on the Zoom link below about 10 min. before the program.   

When you do so, you may be asked to download 

and install the Zoom App. in order to log in.  


Our first program will be on 

Wednesday,  July 8th at 7 PM

Quonochontaug Life Saving Station  

Presenter: Amanda Keenan - Mystic Seaport

Starting with a forbidden romance and ending the Hurricane of '38, this talk will provide insight into the thrilling rescues and day to day life of the surfmen and keeper that lived in the Quonnie station. This presentation will discuss the history of the heroic life-saving efforts on the Quonnie shore in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. 

Zoom link:   Click Here   

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.