"preserving the past to inspire the future"

Middletown Historical Society is dedicated to safeguarding, researching and documenting the history of Middletown, Rhode Island.

2024 Summer Hours

Paradise School Museum & Boyds Mill Open Sunday's from  2pm to 4pm
Witherbee School Museum OpenJune 23, August 25, September 22 October 13 November 10th  from  2pm to 4pm

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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.
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.
We Are Currently Looking To Fill The Following Roles Within The Society:
-Liason To School Department
-Party Planning Committee
-Research Assistant
-Publicity Coordinator

If interested please email your credentials to:

our story

Learn about the Society, its history, the board and how you can get involved as well.

museum locations

Come and visit our Preserved Historic Locations, each its own unique museum.
- Witherbee School
- Paradise School
- Boyd's Mill

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.