"our story"

Middletown Historical Society is a volunteer based non-profit organization

our Story

The Middletown Historical Society is an all-volunteer, non-profit educational organization, founded in 1976. Our mission is to preserve the history of the town, investigate all aspects of past records & new findings pertaining to the history, promote education and preserve historical landmarks while providing the ability for others to view. The Society's purpose is to bring together those people interested in Middletown's history and to safeguard our rapidly disappearing heritage in order to insure a record of the past. Middletown Historical is over seen by a 10 member Board of Directors, 4 elected Society Officers - President, Vice President, Treasurer & Secretary, along with a 10 member Standing Committee. The Society's office & museum is located in Paradise School, at Paradise Valley Park in Middletown, RI. Monthly Board meetings occur the 1st Thursday of every month at the office & are open to all Members.

Society Officers

President Ms. Mary Dennis
Vice President Mr. William Nedderman

Treasurer Ms. M. Theresa Santos
Recording & Corresponding Secretary Fracine Newth

Mr. Thomas Silveria
Mr. Charles DiTucci
Ms. Betty Jane Owen
Ms. Mary Redgate
Ms. Christina Alvernas
Ms. M. Theresa Santos
Ms. Melissa Welch
Mr. Robert Crump
Ms. Barbara Barrow - Consulting Attorney

Ms. Mary Redgate - Archives
Mr. William Nedderman & Mr. Thomas Silveria - Buildings & Grounds
OPEN - Volunteers / Docents
OPEN - Education
Ms. Melissa Welch- Lectures
Ms. Lisa Wardlow - Newsletters / Membership
OPEN - Publicity
Mr. Charles DiTucci - Cemeteries & Stone Walls

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.