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Interwoven: The Tale of One Block Island Family’s Influence on the History, Politics, and Culture of Block IslandBlock Island Historical Society 18 Old Town Road, Block Island
This presentation by the BIHS president will "weave" together a series of stories about O. P. Mott and his family. This family contributed to the Island’s culture of conservation, the […]
Full Moon Cemetery Tour
Please meet at 6:15 at the Cemetery entrance on Westside road across the street from Ball O'Brien park.
Katherine Wolkoff and Ellen Levy: In The Gallery
Wolkoff and Levy discuss the exhibition “Taken from a Cat,” the role of photography, the Block Island landscape, and the legacy of Elizabeth Dickens.
Our Museum offers a rich collection of artifacts and memorabilia that bring to life the history of the island over the past 3,500 years. Exhibits change regularly.
Take guided walking tours of the Old Harbor, a Manissean Village site, and more — including personalized genealogical tours to help you explore your own Block Island heritage.
The Museum Shop is a great place to find artwork by island artists, as well as historical photos, maps, posters, T-shirts, postcards, and all things Block Island.
Interested in hosting a private event at the Society? Talk to us!