Block Island Historical Society Museum

Local nameBlock Island Historical Society Museum
LocationBlock Island, USA

The Block Island Historical Society is a historical society which runs a museum at 18 Old Town Road and Ocean Avenue on Block Island in Rhode Island.

The Block Island Historical Society Museum was founded in 1942. The museum is located within Woonsocket House, a large house built in 1871. It was purchased in 1945, and numerous artifacts related to Block Island's history from "early maritime and farming displays to colonial memorabilia and scenes from Victorian summer past times. Two floors of exhibit rooms include fine furniture, textiles, quilts, boat models, tools, fishing gear, Native American artifacts, oral history tapes and other interesting displays." The museum is open daily during the summer and by appointment during the remainder of the year.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Block_Island_Historical_Society

Address 35 Chapel St, 02807, United States

Coordinates 41°10'21.19" N -71°33'43.133" E

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