The Portsmouth Historical Society Welcomes You!

If you didn’t get to see our display on Portsmouth Neighborhoods, visit a condensed version at the Portsmouth Free Public Library!

The Portsmouth Historical Society, located in Portsmouth, Rhode Island, welcomes you to discover our website. On this site you will find information about:

The South Portsmouth Mail Wagon rode again - 375th Parade.

The South Portsmouth Mail Wagon rode again – 375th Parade. Photo by Anne Burns

  • Our organization.
  • Our permanent exhibits.
  • Our annual exhibit themes.
  • Our research library.
  • Membership and contacts.
  • Links to Portsmouth, Rhode Island history.
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Open from 2-4PM Sundays – Memorial Day to Columbus Day weekends.

Our blog will let you know about news and current events. Visit our site frequently.  We are constantly adding to this site.

Click on image to right for more contact information.

Email portsmouthhistorical@yahoo.com