October 31, 2020

Rehoboth Antiquarian Society Announces September Lectures at the Carpenter Museum


The Untold Story of the Sowams Heritage Area
A Presentation by David Weed, Project Coordinator for the Sowams Heritage Area Project

Tuesday, September 15th 7pm Free
Carpenter Museum, 4 Locust Ave, Rehoboth

Join us as David Weed describes over fifty historic sites from the 17th century, including houses and churches from the 1600s and burial sites and open spaces from the time of the early colonists.

Tickets are free and audience size will be limited to 20. Registration is required. Please visit www.rehobothantiquarian.org/events to sign up. This event will be held in the Museum Barn with barn doors open for ventilation.

Turbulent Times in Early Rehoboth:
Obadiah Holmes and His Baptist Friends
~ Online Event ~
A Presentation by Cherry Fletcher Bamburg, Author and Historian with the RI Genealogical Society

Saturday, September 20th 2pm via Zoom Free

Cherry Fletcher Bamburg will introduce you to Obadiah Holmes, the stubborn glassblower from Salem, the elderly and eccentric John Hazell, young John Torrey, the Smiths, and the Manns. What did they do? What happened to them? Come and find out!

This program is free. Please visit www.rehobothantiquarian.org/events to sign up and you will receive a zoom link before the lecture.


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