Richmond, RI Historical Society
Address: P.O. Box 408
Wyoming, RI 02898
Bell School children circa 1916
Front(left to right): Mary McElroy, Avis L. Whitford
Back (left to right): Irving M. McElroy, Marsden E. Whitford, John T. Whitford, Edward J. McElroy, E. Arthur Whitford, Florence L. Whitford, and Joseph McElroy
The mission the RHS shall be to further by all appropriate means the study of the oral and written history of the region, to foster the collection and preservation of manuscripts and articles of historic interest, and to encourage the preservation and marking of historic sites and landscapes.
If you don’t know history, you don’t know anything. You are a leaf that doesn’t know it is part of a tree.
– Michael Crichton