Blackstone Valley Historical Society
ALL SPRING EVENTS, INCLUDING THE ANNUAL MEETING, HAVE BEEN CANCELLED.
6:30 pm-8:15 pm, Wednesday, April 8, Volunteers-In-Parks Skills Workshop on Cemetery Conservation Skills, offered by the Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor and the Blackstone River National Historic Park at the Blackstone Valley Historical Society, 1873 Old Louisquisset Pike, Lincoln, RI 02865 Presenters: Betty and Carlo Mencucci, Greg Duhamel, and Johnelle Bergeron. Registration is required. Contact Suzanne Buchanan no later than April 2, 2020. RSVP to volunteer@BlackstoneHeritageCorridor.org or call 508-234-4242. This workshop has been cancelled and hopefully will be rescheduled.
2:00 pm, Sunday, April 19: Archaeologist Charlotte Taylor from the RI Historic Preservation and Heritage Commission will give a talk on “Maritime Misfortunes in the Ocean State.” Taylor maintains an inventory of the location and condition of the state’s shipwrecks. This talk has been cancelled and hopefully will be re-scheduled.
Annual Meeting, May 24: The annual meeting is cancelled and will be rescheduled. C. Morgan Grefe, RIHS, was to give the Christine Nowak lecture, and we hope to reschedule her talk at some time in the future.