Winter Lecture Series 2022
FEATURING "LANDMARK'S OF MIDDLETOWN"
Middletown's “Cliff Walk”
Date: February 27, 2022
Location: Middletown Public Library 700 West Main Road, Middletown, RI
Learn about the history of the area known as “The Esplanade” on Easton’s Point and one man’s vision to create an oceanfront space in Middletown that could be shared by private property owners and the public. The lecture will also touch on two other approaches to environmental improvement – public sector efforts and citizen “do-it-yourself” initiatives.
St. Columba's, The Berkeley Memorial Chapel
Date: March 27, 2022
Location: St. Columba’s Chapel, 55 Vaucluse Avenue, Middletown, RI
Take a look inside this “jewel box” of a chapel, known for its exceptional stained glass, and learn about the church’s history and some of its notable parishioners.
The Norman Bird Sanctuary
Date: April 24, 2022
Location: Norman Bird Sanctuary, 583 Third Beach Road, Middletown, RI
Learn about the history of this 325-acre treasure of nature preserved by Mabel Norman Cerio for the protection of birds and the enjoyment of the public.
2021 / 2022 MUSEUM WINTER SCHEDULE
For those who are out of town and can not come in person we offer curated virtual tours will take you on a 360 experience through the properties. Virtual Tours
COVID 19 UPDATE
As directed by state and federal guidelines the Middletown Historical Society is gradualy reopening with the rest of society. Visitors who have been vaccincated are not required to wear masks, only visitors who have not been vaccinated we recommend mask to be worn.
Anyone who has symptoms and/or is feeling ill, vaccinated or not, please stay home.
We welcome you back to enjoy the museum when your feeling 100%.
>Running of the Mill
A yearly event where Boyd's Mill comes alive, all 8 vanes with sails turning, paired with arts/craft vendors, family entertainment & more.
September 18, 2021 Paradise Valley Park in Middletown, RI
Our entire organization is based upon volunteers. We are currently accepting applications for those who might like to volunteer at our properties. Please submit an application to be considered.
Currently we are looking to fill the following committee opportunities:
- Membership Coordinator
- Publicity Coordinator
All interested parties in joining the Society please email:email@example.com
Digital Archive Assistant
We are currently looking for assistance digitizing our paper library.
The ideal assistant is familiar with scanning photographs & properly scanning large volume of multiple page documents, comfortable with using a windows based program, extremely organized and detail oriented. Each image/document must be cataloged, itemized and detailed, then scanned into our program. It is a volunteer based position with a flexible schedule.
If interested please email your credentials with the subject, Digital Archive Assistant to:firstname.lastname@example.org
Learn about the Society, its history, the board and how you can get involved as well.
become a member
Join the Society and help preserve the past, create new future discoveries, support educational events and more. Middletown Historical Society is a non-profit organization with a volunteer only staff. Memberships help create new opportunities and safeguard/provide upkeep of current entities.