Historical Society announces January 21 annual meeting
CHARLESTOWN HISTORICAL SOCIETY
JANUARY 21, 2017
MILLS PUBLIC LIBRARY
OLD POST ROAD, CHARLESTOWN
Learn about a
Charlestown resident who fought in what has been described as "one
of the bravest acts of the Civil War." Discover the exploits
of Medal of Honor recipient Charles D. Ennis and his battery of unarmed
Rhode Island artillerymen.
Joining us in our
presentation will be members of Battery B, 1st Rhode Island Light
Artillery, a group of reenactors dedicated to educating the public about
Rhode Island's history of excellence in the military science of
artillery. They will arrive in uniform and give a presentation on
the life of a Civil War Artilleryman.
We will also ring in
the new year with updates on CHS activities during 2016, the annual
election of our Board of Directors and our plans for 2017.
will be served.
Charles D. Ennis
B - 1st RI Light Artillery
Perry Gristmill (Moonstone Beach Road directly off Rt. 1) will be holding
a winter grinding on Sunday, January 22nd, at 2:00 PM. Come join in
the festivities and enjoy some jonnycakes while you watch this 300
year-old mill come to life. CHS is proud to have many of our
members active in the running and maintenance of the mill as they
preserve a bit of South County's past.
HISTORICAL SOCIETY'S ANNUAL NEWSLETTER AND MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL.
Charlestown Historical Society
Charlestown Historical Society,
P.O. Box 100, Charlestown, RI 02813