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Rhode Island History Online Directory Initiative - Archive


The Charlestown Historical Society's new archive is now complete.  This building houses our collections, provides exhibitions, as well as serves as a center for historical and genealogical research.  All of Charlestown's historical villages are represented as well as our Native American heritage.

Facility open to the public:


Open to the public by:

Regular Hours | By Appointment | Special Events

Site is ADA compliant:


Items in collection by type:

Archives | Archaeology | Armaments | Audio-visual materials | Architectural renderings | Cartography | Clothing and dress | Diaries | Drawings | Family papers | Furniture | Gardens | Genealogy | Historic buildings | Manuscripts | Manuscripts | Oral history | Photographs | Postcards | Textiles

Access to information:

Exhibits | Through staff

Subject areas:

Mill histories | Native Americans | Perry Grist Mill | Post Road

Geographic areas:

Charlestown | South County

Offer educational programs:


Offer programs for children: