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History Award

The Westerly Historical Society is pleased to cosponsor an annual History Award with the Babcock-Smith House Museum. Applications/nominations are due by April 1 each year. The prize will be awarded at our Annual Meeting in May.

Annual Meeting

The historical society’s 2019 Annual Meeting and Dinner will be held on Wednesday, May 15, from 5:30-8:00 at Venice Restaurant, 165 Shore Road. Learn more and buy tickets: 2019 Annual Meeting

About us

The mission of the Westerly Historical Society is to research, study, and preserve local history in our community.

We are an all-volunteer, non-profit organization with a dedicated group of members and officers. We own many historical artifacts and an extensive photographic collection. We present a monthly lecture series and issue a monthly newsletter containing scholarly research.

We invite you to join us as a member, volunteer, or donor.

To offer items for the collection, please contact our collections manager at whsarchivist@gmail.com. To join, visit our membership page.