Quonochontaug Historical Society
QHS Summer Events
(All events to be held in the Quonnie Grange)
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.
Bill Steinman - Quonnie Night Sky Enthusiast;
Scott MacNeill - Director Frosty Drew Observatory
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.
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
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Shipwrecked Steamer Larchmont
A special display on the 1907 shipwreck of the steamer “Larchmont” and the schooner “Harry Knowlton” will be available for viewing for the entire summer season. Please visit us at the lower level of the Quonochontaug Grange during posted open hours. Members will receive an announcement noting the summer open hours.
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.
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 the 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.