*****Curator’s Choice Poetry Event***** with acclaimed local poets, Donna Reis, Donna Spector, and Mary Makofske! Please join us on March 4th at 7pm at the Buckbee Center where Donna, Donna and Mary will weave their magic and read from their personal repertoire of poetry....Read More
The Warwick Historical Society is home to an extensive Archive of documents and materials from the 17th to 21st Century as well as a Clothing Collection of over 1000 articles from a similar period. Clothing Collection The 2013 Downton Abbey Exhibit and Summer Whites Exhibit from...Read More
Why an Autumn newsletter? Well, Autumn is the season of change; colors change, temperatures change, there’s a change in energy as we return from vacations and re-enter the “real world.” I am reminded that over the past year, The Warwick Historical Society has been in a...Read More
Children's programs include Traveling Trunk to all Warwick first graders, fourth grade tours of Society buildings and of course, Summer History Camp. Adults and children alike will enjoy the Clothing Collection exhibits, Curator's Choice Talks, and our many festive celebrations all year such as George Washington Day Picnic, Tavern Night, the annual Wine & Cheese and Holiday Wassail party, and our famous summer Under The Tent fundraiser! Buckbee Center and 1810 House are open year round. Other buildings are generally open to the public, June - October or by appointment.
…We feel a deep and abiding responsibility to sustain our town’s heritage… The commitment we have made to the community can be achieved, but to continue moving forward, we need your generous donations now more than ever. Read entire appeal
The Historical Society’s properties are all within a short walking distance of each other. Begin your tour at Baird’s Tavern on Main Street where you can visit the gift shop and get more information about the buildings, exhibits and events planned for the season.
Baird’s Tavern, pictured here, was built in 1766 and has been preserved in time including Martha Washington’s guest quarters and an authentic 18th century tavern room. It also houses the Society’s beautiful gift shop and both are open to the public! Please join us to help preserve these buildings! We warmly welcome new members!