Prudence Island Historical & Preservation Society*


The Prudence Island Historical and Preservation Society was formed in 1983 to preserve buildings and other historic places, collect and preserve memorabilia pertaining to life on Prudence Island, and to encourage research into the history of the island.

 Located in Narragansett Bay and part of the Town of Portsmouth, Prudence Island has had a rich and varied history: From the Narragansett Indian inhabitants, then Colonial settlement and prosperous farming community, through the emergence of summer colonies, life on the island has changed quite a bit over the last 400 years.

The Annual Meeting of the Society will be held Saturday, June 30 at 11:00 am in the Union Church. Jim Garmen, President of the Portsmouth Historical Society, will give a talk on “A View of Portsmouth Through The Eyes of O.E. Dubois 1908-1913”.

*This website was funded in part, by a grant from Preserve Rhode Island - Citizens Bank Foundation Mini-Grant Program

© Prudence Island Historical & Preservation Society, 2007

Last modified 03/09/20


Prudence Island Historical & Preservation Society

Box 193

Prudence Island, RI  02872