In 2023, South Kingstown celebrates the 300th anniversary of its 1723 incorporation. This digital timeline, created for the tricentennial by South Kingstown Public Library Local History Librarian Jessica Wilson, showcases events and people who have played a role in shaping the Town's history.
The Narragansett Times, 1855-1980
Access the Narragansett Times newspaper from 1855-1980 online. Grant funding has allowed the library to digitize 70 reels of microfilm, which are now freely available by remote access on a searchable platform. This project was made possible by the RI Office of Library and Information Services and the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
Images of The Weaver sculpture by Daniel Chester French on the grounds of Peace Dale Library. Included are the earliest known photograph of The Weaver in place, c.1920, by Dexter W. Hoxie, and a series taken in 2002 by Joseph McGovern, shortly after the sculpture's conservation that year.