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Babcock-Smith House Museum
124 Granite Street
Westerly, RI   02891

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At the Beach: Postcards of the Westerly Beaches

Sunday, May 4, 2014, 2:00 PM

Local views of the Westerly area beaches will be shown throughout the presentation by Joseph
E. Coduri, formerly of Westerly. He has been collecting post cards and preparing post card checklists for more than 30 years with a specialty in Rhode Island villages and railroad stations. He is an active member of Rhode Island Post Card Club.

At the Carriage House. Non-members $2.00; members free.

Man without a Country

Monday, June 30, 2014, 7:00 pm

Robert D. Madison, Professor Emeritus, U.S. Naval Academy is editor of The Man Without a Country and Other Novel Writings by Edward Everett Hale. With him we wll commemorate Edward Everett Hale’s “The Man Without a Country” 150th Anniversary.  See, handle, and read the earliest editions of this famous American short story.

At the Carriage House. Non-members $2.00; members free.

A Lionel Christmas in July

Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 6:30 pm

Bob Madison, whose HO scale “Ninigret Cove Branch” was featured in Model Railroader will present "A Lionel Christmas in July." He will discuss how to assemble an under-the-tree Christmas-themed train layout.  During the presentation participants will have the chance to put the finishing touches on the layout and run a train.  Parents and children welcome.

At the Carriage House. Non-members $2.00; members free.

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Building the Big Apple

Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 7:00 PM

Granite historian Linda Smith Chaffee will explore the role of Westerly Granite in building the skyline of New York City. From skyscrapers to mansions to a sewage treatment plant Westerly granite was there.

At the Carriage House. Non-members $2.00; members free.,,

“The Quest for Peace Negotiations to End the Civil War Almost Derails President Lincoln’s Re-election in 1864”

Sunday, January 11, 2015, 2:00 pm

Former Chief Justice of the Rhode Island Supreme Court Frank Williams will speak about the effect of peace negotiations on Lincoln's re-election campaign in 1864

At the Carriage House. Non-members $2.00; members free.

Private Candlelight Dinners
Select your own date for dinner for twelve at The Babcock-Smith House.
Includes a tour of the Museum House. Tickets are $50 per person. Enjoy a delicious five-course meal, cooked and served by Museum docents.

Call 401-348-8178 to make your arrangements.

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